The City of Iligan is a highly urbanized industrial city north of the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines, and the province former capital. It is approximately 795 kilometers southeast of Manila. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 318,040 people.Iligan is also known as City of Majestic Waterfalls because of its numerous waterfalls that are located within its area of jurisdiction. There are about 20 waterfalls in the city. The most famous as well as the city's major landmark, is the Maria Cristina Falls. It is also the primary source of electric power of the city, harnessed by Agus VI Hydroelectric Plant. The Tinago Falls, accessible through a 300-step staircase, is located in the upper part of Barangay Buru-un.