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Encyclopedia > Central Visayas
Region VII – Central Visayas
Regional center Cebu City
Population 5,706,953
– Density 381 per km²
Area 14,852 km²
Divisions
Provinces 4
Cities 12
Municipalities 120
Barangays 3,003
Cong. districts 15
Languages Cebuano, (Boholano), Filipino, English, others

Central Visayas, one of the regions of the Philippines, is designated as Region VII. It is part of the Visayas. It consists of four provinces, namely, Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, and Siquijor. The region demarcates the territory occupied by the native speakers of Cebuano. The regional capital is Cebu City. Map of the Philippines showing the location of Central Visayas. ... Cebu City is the capital of Cebu Province in the Philippines and is the second most important metropolitan center in the country. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino or Tagalog) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay also known as barrio (Filipino: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy) is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village,barrio, district, ward or town. ... The House of Representatives (Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan in Filipino) is the lower chamber of the Congress of the Philippines. ... Cebuano, also known as Sugboanon, is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 18,000,000 people and is a subgroup or member of Bisaya, Visayan and Binisayâ. The name came from the Philippine island of Cebu, with the Spanish suffix -ano meaning native, of a place, added... Boholano is a dialect that is spoken on the island of Bohol. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... A region (Filipino: Rehiyon) is an administrative subdivision in the Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao Visayas is one of the three island groupings in the Philippines along with Luzon and Mindanao. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Siquijor is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Cebuano, also known as Sugbuanon, is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 18,000,000 people and is a subgroup or member of Bisaya, Visayan and Binisayâ. The name came from the Philippine island of Cebu, with the Spanish suffix -ano meaning native, of a place, added... Cebu City is the capital of Cebu Province in the Philippines and is the second most important metropolitan center in the country. ...


The total land area of the region is 14852 km².

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Provinces

The Central Visayas region is composed of 4 provinces:

Province/City Capital Population
(2000)
Area
(km²)
Pop. density
(per km²)
Bohol Tagbilaran City 1,137,268 4,117.3 276.2
Cebu Cebu City 2,637,316 4,808.2 548.5
Negros Oriental Dumaguete City 1,126,061 5,402.3 208.4
Siquijor Siquijor 81,598 343.5 237.5
Cebu City¹ 718,821 280.2 2,565.4

¹ Cebu City is a highly urbanized city; figures are excluded from Cebu Province. Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino or Tagalog) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Provincial seal of Bohol, Philippines This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Tagbilaran City is a 3rd class city in the province of Bohol, Philippines. ... Provincial seal of Cebu, Philippines This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Cebu City is the capital of Cebu Province in the Philippines and is the second most important metropolitan center in the country. ... Image File history File links Ph_seal_negros_oriental. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Dumaguete City is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental. ... Image File history File links Provincial seal of Siquijor, Philippines. ... Siquijor is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Siquijor is a 4th class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. ... Image File history File links This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Cebu City is the capital of Cebu Province in the Philippines and is the second most important metropolitan center in the country. ... Cebu City is the capital of Cebu Province in the Philippines and is the second most important metropolitan center in the country. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ...


Cities

Bais City is a 2nd class city in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Bayawan City is a city located in the southern tip of Negros Oriental, Philippines, around 101 kilometers from the provincial capital Dumaguete City and near the provincial border with Negros Occidental. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Canlaon City is a city located in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Danao City is a 3rd class city in the province of Cebu, Philippines. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Dumaguete City is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Lapu-Lapu City is a 1st class city in the province of Cebu, Philippines. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Mandaue City is a 1st class city in the province of Cebu, Philippines. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Tagbilaran City is a 3rd class city in the province of Bohol, Philippines. ... Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Talisay City is the name of two cities in the Philippines: Talisay City, Cebu Talisay City, Negros Occidental This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Tanjay City is a city located in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Toledo City, formerly known as Pueblo Hinulawan, is a 2nd class city in the province of Cebu, Philippines. ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ...

Transportation

By sea

The Port of Cebu is the region's main gateway. There are also ports in Dumaguete in Negros Oriental, Tagbilaran in Bohol and Larena in Siquijor. Inter-island shipping is served by numerous shipping lines, two of them fastcraft companies which serve all the provinces in the region. Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 The Port of Wellington at night. ... Cebu City is the capital of Cebu Province in the Philippines and is the second most important metropolitan center in the country. ... Dumaguete City is the capital city of the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Negros Oriental Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Dumaguete City Founded: March 10, 1917 Population: 2000 census—1,126,061 (20th largest) Density—208 per km² (41st highest) Area: 5,402. ... Tagbilaran City is the capital and a component city of the island province of Bohol. ... Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... Siquijor is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ...


By air

The main airport is the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, which is in Metro Cebu. There are also airports in Dumaguete (in Sibulan town), and in Tagbilaran. Tagbilaran airport is serviced by Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines which flies only to Manila. Dumaguete is served by Air Philippines and Cebu Pacific, both of them flying only to Manila. Mactan-Cebu International Airport (IATA airport code: CEB, ICAO airport code: RPVM) is a major airport in the Visayas region of the Philippines. ... The Cebu Metropolitan Area or Metro Cebu is the main urban center of the island province of Cebu. ... Cebu Pacific Air is a low-cost airline based in Pasay City, Manila, the Philippines. ... Philippine Airlines, also known as PAL, is the national airline of the Philippines. ... Air Philippines is an airline based in Pasay City, in the Philippines. ...


External links

  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code

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Visayas Summary (655 words)
The Visayas are traditionally divided into three geographic areas: the Eastern Visayas (Samar and Leyte) with a population of 3,610,355 (2000 census); the Western Visayas (Negros and Panay) with a population of 6,208,733 (2000 census); and the Central Visayas (Bohol and Cebu) with a population of 5,701,064 (2000 census).
The population in the Eastern Visayas relies largely on fishing and agriculture (abaca or Manila hemp, a fiber from the banana leafstalk; coconuts; rice; and corn).
Eastern Visayas consists of the islands of Leyte and Samar.
Visayas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (263 words)
Western Visayas consists of the islands of Palawan and Panay and the western half of Negros.
Central Visayas includes the islands of Cebu and Bohol, and the eastern half of Negros.
Eastern Visayas consists of the islands of Leyte and Samar.
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