Tiwi

Tiwi

      town, southeastern Luzon, west-central Philippines. It is situated along Lagonoy Gulf of the Philippine Sea. The town lies in a bed of volcanic vents over an active geothermal area; through the vents, sulfurous live steam pours continuously. Formerly known as a resort area, Tiwi became the site of a large geothermal generating plant (constructed 1979–82) with an installed capacity of 330 megawatts. Tourism is still important, visitors being drawn to nearby Tiwi Hot Springs National Park. There are local handicraft industries utilizing abaca and clay. Pop. (2000) 15,769.

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