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  Visayas Summary
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.
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  Visayas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Visayas   (263 words)

 Central Visayas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Central Visayas, one of the regions of the Philippines, is designated as Region VII.
The total land area of the region is 14852 km².
The Central Visayas region is composed of 4 provinces:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Visayas   (209 words)

 central visayas profile
Central Visayas, which is composed of CEBU, BOHOL, NEGROS ORIENTAL and SIQUIJOR, has a unique economic structure compared to other regional economies, except NCR.
The Central Visayas Region lies at the center of the Philippine archipelago between the islands of Luzon and Mindanao.
Central Visayas is the smallest region in the country with a total land area of 14,923 square kilometers.
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Visayas is one of the three island groupings in the Philippines along with Luzon and Mindanao.
It consists of several islands, forming the central part of the country's archipelago.
Politically, Visayas is divided into 3 regions which are further subdivided into 16 provinces and sub-provinces.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/vi/Visayas.html   (84 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Central Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region.
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.
Eastern Visayas Eastern Visayas, one of the regions of the Philippines, is designated as Region VIII.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Central-Visayas   (2074 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Negros Oriental   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hiligaynon or Ilonggo is an Austronesian language spoken in Western Visayas in the Philippines.
Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao Map of the Philippines showing all the regions and their provinces A region (Filipino: Rehiyon) is a administrative subdivision in the Philippines.
Politically and culturally, Negros is divided into two provinces: Negros Oriental in the Central Visayas region, and Negros Occidental, part of the Western Visayas region.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Negros-Oriental   (816 words)

 PRISAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Central Visayas finishes fourth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Central Visayas won only six bronze medals courtesy of the men’s volleyball team in the last day of competition to finish the tournament with 28 gold, 32 silver and 26 bronze medals.
Western Visayas, with a harvest of 68 gold, 41 silver and 31 bronze medals and Southern Mindanao with 56 gold, 38 silver and 50 bronze medals are in a tight race for the overall championship crown.
Central Visayas dominated table tennis with 10 gold medals while Western Visayas (4 golds) and Southern Mindanao (2 golds) were the second and third placers.
www.thefreeman.com /sports/story-20050417-29431.html   (771 words)

 "BOHOL" related terms, short phrases and links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bohol is part of the Central Visayas Region of the Philippines, an archipelago nation that consists of more than 7107 islands, 2773 of which are named.
Central Visayas: Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Panay Island (Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, and Antique), and Romblon.
For Region VII (Central Visayas Region) Bohol Island and Panglao Island are identified as existing major tourist destinations.
www.keywen.com /en/BOHOL   (825 words)

 +++ National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) 10
It was followed by Western Visayas with 7.9 percent; National Capital Region with 7.6 percent; Central Visayas, 7.2 percent; and Eastern Visayas and Davao Region, both growing at 6.9 percent.
Central and Eastern Visayas also registered increases in per capita GRDP from 2.6 percent in 2003 to 5.2 percent, and from 3.9 percent to 5.4 percent, respectively.
This was closely followed by Central Visayas with 8.3 percent, NCR with 7.9 percent, Davao Region with 7.6 percent.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru10/grdp_highlights.html   (2427 words)

 Central Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Its borders are the Visayas sea on the north, Bohol sea on the south, Leyte on the east and Negros Occidental on the west.
The terrain is characterized by highlands with narrow coastal strips of arable land.
Central Visayas is predominantly peopled by an ethno linguistic group known as Cebuanos.
www.evis.net.ph /subregions/subregion7.htm   (404 words)

 Central Visayas RP’s top tourist destination -- DoT - 12/29/06   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CEBU CITY -- Foreign and domestic tourist arrivals in Central Visayas increased by 19 percent to 1.3 million visitors during the first 10 months of the year, according to a Department of Tourism (DoT) official.
DoT Central Visayas Director Patria Aurora Roa said the number showed that Central Visayas has remained the top tourist destination in the country, validating an earlier statement by Tourism Secretary Ace Durano.
Roa was optimistic that the tourism industry in Central Visayas would grow further next year but was concerned that a shortage of airlines seats and hotel rooms could restrict this growth.
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 Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The quake was the second to be felt in the region after the 3.7-magnitude quake on May 10 that resulted in power interruptions in the entire Visayas.
THE Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) is the only electric cooperative in Western Visayas with the lowest charges.
Western Visayas consists of the island of Panay and the western half of Negros.
www.wikiverse.org /visayas   (245 words)

 NSCB - 2003 Factsheet - Southern Luzon…The Region Most Visited by Domestic Travelers
Central Visayas (Region VII) placed third, accommodating about 11 percent while Western Visayas (Region 6) and Southern Mindanao (Region X11) respectively, had 7 percent and 6 percent of the total domestic visitors during the period.
Among the top gainers, Central Luzon (Region III) exhibited the highest increase in 2002, which was recorded at a hefty rate of 61.3 percent.
Central Mindanao (Region XII) followed accounting for a 33.8 percent growth and Western Visayas (Region VI) with 32.9 percent.
www.nscb.gov.ph /factsheet/pdf03/fs3_10.asp   (517 words)

 Central Visayas, Region VII, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Philippine Republic's Region VII, Central Visayas, encompasses four provinces, namely Bohol, Siquijor, Cebu, and Negros Oriental, with nine cities.
The area of the province is 5,088 sq.km., the population 2,179,000 (slightly rounded) in forty-seven towns and five cities, of which Cebu City is the capital (and regional center for Central Visayas).
From about the middle of the nineteenth century Visayas have immigrated in numbers from Cebu.
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 Philippine Islands - Central Visayas - Region VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Central Visayas has a rugged interior because of its high mountains.
It is bounded by Romblon in the north, by the Sulu Sea in the south, by the Visayas Sea in the east, and by Palawan in the west.
Siquijor is the smallest of the four provinces in Central Visayas.
www.philippine-islands.info /Central_Visayas_Region_VII.php   (420 words)

 Central Visayas: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Negros oriental is a province of the philippines located in the central visayas region....
Mactan-cebu international airport (iata airport code: ceb, icao airport codeicao airport code: rpvm) is the major airport of the visayas region of the philipp...
Central luzon region contains the largest plain of the philippines and produces most of the countrys rice supply....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ce/central_visayas.htm   (1110 words)

 Visaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are legends, which are compiled in the book Maragtas, of ten chiefs(datus) who escaped from the tyranny of Datu Makatunaw of Borneo to the island of Panay.
Central Visa, one of the regions of the Philippines, is designated as Region VII.
Eastern Visayas, one of the regions of the Philippines, is designated as Region VIII.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/196/visaya.html   (450 words)

 NSCB - 2003 Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP)
This was followed by CALABARZON with 13.0 percent, Central Luzon with 9.0 percent, Western Visayas with 7.2 percent and Central Visayas 7.0 percent).
Western Visayas further expanded in 2003 as it posted an accelerated growth of 5.9 percent from a 4.4 percent in 2002.
The favorable performance was largely attributed to the remarkable gains in the Industry, which posted a turn around performance from a negative 4.2 percent to a positive 2.0 percent largely on account of the 6.9 percent increase in manufacturing and the accelerated growth of electricity and water.
www.nscb.gov.ph /grdp/2003/default.asp   (815 words)

 Central Visayas Quarterly
Five mini-workshops were conducted to come up with an assessment of the current situation, the vision for the RDC, the list of obstacles that may hinder the RDC from achieving the vision, the strategies to counter the obstacles, and the specific action plans to be implemented from CY 2000 to CY 2001.
In Central Visayas, the project is implemented in the provinces of Bohol, Cebu and Negros Oriental.
Central Visayas managed to end the year 1999 with a single-digit average inflation rate of 7.8 percent, which was 2.8 percentage points lower than the rate of 10.7 percent registered in 1998.
www.cvis.net.ph /neda/cvupd001.htm   (2387 words)

 The Philippines
Central Luzon is known as the "rice bin of the Philippines." Because of heavy rainfall and the fact that more than four rivers come together in this area, the soil is very fertile in this lowland plain.
In the Visayas, the islands are smaller, and are usually shaped with a large mountain range running down the center, so that the majority of the people live along coastal areas, while cultural communities tend to dwell in the mountainous parts of the islands.
The Eastern Visayas is the most rugged area of the Visayas with the high mountain peaks of Leyte and the forests of Samar.
www.hawaii.edu /cseas/pubs/philippines/philippines.html   (7168 words)

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The DoT statistics office revealed that the provinces of Cebu and Bohol in Central Visayas were the top destinations frequently visited by foreign tourists in 2003.
The survey revealed that the beaches are the number one tourist attractions in Central Visayas.
In Western Visayas, Boracay continues to beckon tourists with a total of 513,451 local and 70,445 foreign tourists, such as Koreans, Americans, Germans and British.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/06/14/TOUR2004061411757.html   (474 words)

 NSCB - 2002 Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP)
The five regions with the largest shares include NCR (30.59 percent), followed by Southern Tagalog (15.57 percent), Central Luzon (9.00 percent), Central Visayas (7.16 percent) and Western Visayas (7.12 percent), respectively.
Western Mindanao bounced back from a negative growth of 0.5 percent in the previous year to a 5.4 percent growth in 2002 with the combined recovery of the Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry, and Industry from their negative outputs in the previous year and the continued growth of Services.
Central Mindanao fared much better in 2002 with the accelerated growths in Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry and Services and the rebound of Industry (particularly Mining and Quarrying and Construction) from its negative output in the previous year.
www.nscb.gov.ph /grdp/2002   (682 words)

 Region 7: Central Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Central Visayas Region lies at the center of the Philippine archipelago between the islands of Luzon and Mindanao.
Cebu is the second largest urban economic center in the country and is the center of economic activities in the Visayas and Mindanao areas.
Located in the heart of the Philippine Islands, Cebu is the most accessible place in the country, with a number of domestic air and sea linkages.
www.dti.gov.ph /contentment/9/60/64/605.jsp   (269 words)

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