Liloan is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. Liloan is located at the northern part of Panaon Island which is connected to the main island of Leyte by a bridge (wawa bridge). Across from Liloan is the province of Southern Leyte. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 27,000 people in 14,135 households.
“Liloan” is derived from the local term for whirlpool, which is “lilo”. Whirlpools can be seen at the narrow strait between the main island of Leyte and Panaon.
Liloan is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.