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  Visayas Information Center - Web Links
This sites aim is to collect as much information about the beautiful part of the Philippines named Visayas.
Please make this a good site by giving all information you can come with - it might be your link that is missing.
Even this site is about Visayas (and Philippines) the founder of the site is from Denmark so some room is taken to promote Denmark
visayas.dk   (223 words)

  Visayas Island Philippines, Visayas Tourist Destinations, Cebu Hotels, Iloilo, Bohol, Bisaya
The Visayas is a group of islands between Luzon and Mindanao.
A survey considered its powdery-fine white-sand beach to be amongst the best in the world.
Covered by thin grass that dries and turns brown in the summer sun, they are a strange spectacle with mounds rising up from the flatlands, and are situated about 55km (34 miles) northeast of Tagbilaran City, the island's capital.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /visayas.html   (528 words)

  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).
Visayas is one of the three island groupings in the Philippines along with Luzon and Mindanao.
www.bookrags.com /Visayas   (655 words)

 Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Visayas is one of the three island groupings in the Philippines along with Luzon and Mindanao.
Western Visayas consists of the island of Panay and the western half of Negros.
Central Visayas includes the islands of Cebu and Bohol, and the eastern half of Negros.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Visayas.html   (489 words)

 Eastern Visayas
The region known as Eastern Visayas is one of the 12 regional subdivisions of the Republic of the Philippines and is composed of two main islands, Leyte and Samar, and its surrounding smaller islets.
Eastern Visayas figures prominently in Philippine history being twice made the entry point of the West to this archipelagic country.
Eastern Visayas region (officially known as Region VIII in the Philippines) is made up of the provinces of Leyte, Samar, Biliran, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar and Southern Leyte.
members.tripod.com /tinikling/eastern.htm   (346 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As for representation in the Philippine Congress, the Visayas is represented by 44 Congressmen elected the same way as the Governors.
The Visayas first came to contact with Spain in the early to late 16th century by Portuguese and Spanish explorers, led by Ferdinand Magellan, Ruy López de Villalobos and Miguel López de Legazpi in 1521, 1543 and 1565 who arrived, explored and colonized the region.
There are legends, which are compiled in the book Maragtas, which tells the story of the ten chiefs (Datus) who escaped from the tyranny of Datu Makatunaw from Borneo to the islands of Panay.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Visayas   (391 words)

 Western Visayas Region   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Region VI or Western Visayas is composed of the four provinces of Panay, the Guimaras Island and the western portion of the island of Negros and its outlying islands.
Its boundaries are the Visayan Sea on the east, the Cuyo East Pass on the west, the Sibuyan Sea and Romblon on the north and the Cagayan Island on the southwest.
The major trading and commercial centers of Western Visayas are the cities of Bacolod, Bago, Cadiz, La Carlota, San Carlos and Silay in Negros Occidental; Iloilo City in Iloilo; Roxas City in Capiz; San Jose in Antique and Kalibo in Aklan.
www.evis.net.ph /subregions/subregion6.htm   (553 words)

 Eastern Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eastern Visayas encompasses the two large islands of Leyte and Samar, the province of Biliran and several minor islands.
The San Bernardino Strait separates Eastern Visayas from Luzon in the southeast while the Surigao Strait separates the province of Leyte from the northeastern part of Mindanao.
Eastern Visayas is primarily an agricultural region with rice, corn, coconut, sugarcane and banana as major crops.
www.evis.net.ph /subregions/subregion8.htm   (545 words)

 Sun.Star Network Online - Cebu will be capital of Visayas Republic
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said Cebu is being eyed to be the capital of the proposed state, but she refused to answer whether she is also considered to head the republic.
The Visayas leaders, who reiterated yesterday their statement of support for President Arroyo, also refused to say if they will make Arroyo the president of the proposed republic.
Visayas can survive on its own but the Constitution must be scrapped before a Visayas Republic can be made, said Provincial Board Member Antonio Almirante, a lawyer who also heads the committee on laws.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/net/2005/07/15/cebu.will.be.capital.of.visayas.republic.html   (722 words)

 Visayas Page
South of the island of Luzon is the main island  group of the Philippines, the Visayas.
The Visayas are bordered to the south by Mindanao and to the west by long, narrow Palawan.
is the large triangular island in the west of the Visayas.
web.1asphost.com /filcom/13I-PhilBestPlace-TheVisayas.htm   (2331 words)

 Western Visayas Tourism Assembly « Explore Iloilo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Before the opening of the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly on October 23, me and IAMME of skyscrapercity.com had a little hike over at Balaan Bukid in Guimaras.
Assembly to explore W. Visayas’ tourism dev’t priorities
Biggest tourism event in Western Visayas to be held in Iloilo City
www.exploreiloilo.com /western-visayas-tourism-assembly.html   (528 words)

 Visayas, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the waters of Cebu Strait, between Cebu and the islands of Bohol, are Cabilao, Balicasag, Panglao and Pamilacan Islands, where submarine cliffs plunge down to depths thriving with fish and other aquatic life.
The charms of the Visayas lie not only in these modern-day pursuits, but also in the way the past blends with the present.
In Cebu, Boom City of the South, go on a cultural tour of the many scenic attractions of the historic province, hunts for bargains in handicrafts, preserved foods and guitars, or delve into the roots of this oldest Spanish settlement in the country.
home.comcast.net /~maesteban/island_groups/visayas/visayasprofile.htm   (394 words)

 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Mindanao-Eastern Visayas rain forests (IM0129)
The northern Visayas (northern portions of Samar and Leyte) are in the main typhoon track that so strongly influences the more northerly Philippine islands.
Mindanao and the Visayas were transported across the western Pacific to their present location during the last 25 million years.
The dire situation in the lowlands of Mindanao and Eastern Visayas is highlighted by the contrast in conservation status between the lowland ecoregion and the adjacent upland Mindanao Montane Rain Forests [IM0128] ecoregion.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/im/im0129_full.html   (2454 words)

 Visayas Province
Visayas, this region has every right to be part of the national emblem because of its many islands and islets make up more than half the entire archipelago.
Together with the rounded Bohol, they form the political region of the western and central Visayas.
Topographically Panay is divided into the inaccessible mountains of the western half, a large lowland plain in the centre and some moderately high mountains in the northeast.
www.regit.com /regitour/philipin/intplace/visayas.htm   (1125 words)

 Map of Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are three major geographical groups in the Philippines: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.South of the island of Luzon, north of Mindanao and east of Palawan is the Visayas, which is in fact a group of islands in the middle of the Philippines.
In the Central Visayas are Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, Romblon and another part of the island Negros the islands, and the Eastern Visayas have the islands Samar, Biliran and Leyte in the region.
The Eastern Visayas is devided in to 6 provinces and these are Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Biliran, Leyte and Southern Leyte.
users.belgacom.net /Baybay/Visayasmap.htm   (207 words)

 Western Visayas
Western Visayas is located in Central Philippines and lies between two large bodies of water, namely, Sibuyan Sea and the Visayas Sea.
The Western Visayas region's land resources are devoted to agriculture.
Western Visayas is rich in mineral and non-mineral resources.
members.tripod.com /ilonggos/western.htm   (253 words)

 Northern Samar » Blog Archive » Newborn screening as part of national plan for infants
Cebu City, the Queen City of the South is the Regional Capital, although the islands are diverse in culture and topography.
Much of the Visayas is an agricultural area with Sugar Cane being very widely grown in the Western Visayas.
Of the 51 hospitals 32 are in Metro Manila, 10 in Luzon, 5 in Visayas and 4 in Mindanao.
visayas.wowphilippines.com /northernsamar/?p=13   (697 words)

 Sun.Star Network Online - Earthquake triggers Visayas-wide blackout   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, the cost of the disruption of work and commercial activities in the Visayas has yet to be assessed.
Mosses Red, Napocor Visayas in-charge of loads and dispatches, said the trip-off caused a "domino effect," resulting in an overloading of other power plants in the Visayas grid.
Red of Napocor Visayas said that with the capability of the Palimpinon Geothermal Power Plant 1 in Oriental Negros to start up after the shutdown, power was immediately sent to Compostela in Cebu, then to Leyte.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/net/2006/05/11/earthquake.triggers.visayas.wide.blackout.html   (757 words)

 Diving in the Visayas (Philippines): Bohol, Cebu, Negros - description of dive sites, maps, dive operators (Zubi)
Philippines: Visayas (Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, Siquijor) / Sangat and Palawan (Tubbataha Reef)
Bali - Bohol - Borneo - Burma and Thailand - Cebu - Lembeh - Leyte - Malaysia (east coast) - Manado and Siau islands - Leyte - Negros - Nusa Tenggara - Sangat - Sulawesi (Central- and South-Sulawesi) - Tubbataha
Bali - Borneo and Kalimantan - Burma and Thailand - Malaysia (east coast) - Manado, Lembeh and Siau islands - Nusa Tenggara (Lombok, Sumbawa, Komodo, Flores, Alor) - Palawan (Sangat, Tubbataha) - Sulawesi - Sulawesi central - Visayas (Bohol, Cebu, Negros, Siquijor)
www.starfish.ch /dive/Visayas.html   (574 words)

 Amazon.com: Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Liberation of the Philippines: Luzon, Mindanao, the Visayas 1944-1945 (History of the United States Naval Operations in World War II, Vol.
The Liberation of the Philippines: Luzon, Mindanao, the Visayas, 1944-1945 by Samuel Eliot Morison and Illus (Hardcover - 1959)
The liberation of the Philippines, Luzon, Mindanao, and the Visayas,: 1944-1945 (History of United States naval operations in World War II) by Samuel Eliot Morison (Unknown Binding - 1969)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Visayas&tag=asiaobserver&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (474 words)

 Visayas | Philippines Backpacking Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rightly or wrongly, the Visayas are considered the cradle of the Philippines.
For much of the time in the Visayas you are on your own, free to wander from barrio to barrio and beach to beach.
Island-hopping by plane within the Visayas is harder, with a limited number of flights, but the ferry network is so extensive it doesn't really matter.
www.travelingo.org /asia/philippines/visayas   (642 words)

 Visayas -Home to some of the finest beaches in the world
Visayas -Home to some of the finest beaches in the world
Truly a gratifying luxury to rejuvenate body, mind and soul.
Like the emerald jewels scattered in the warm seas of the Philippines, the islands of the Visayas beckon with the allure of sun, sea and sand - ideal settings for island-hopping vacations and let yourselves experience its modern-day pursuits while uncovering the past.
www.pinoyleisure.com /visayas.html   (310 words)

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