The Visayas are a major island and cultural grouping in the midsection of the . Nearly every part of the region has some fine beaches along its coasts, some fine diving areas including many coral reefs teeming with life, and some interesting historic buildings, mostly from the Spanish colonial period, in the cities and some towns.

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  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Latitude of center: 11° north
  • Longitude of center: 123° 30' (123.5°) east
  • GeoNames ID: 1679788

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is the capital city of the province of in the .

is the capital city and main port of , the province that occupies the south-eastern part of , in the .

is a tropical island about an hour's flight from in the .

is the main city on in the and is known as the Queen City of the South.


is a large island that is part of the , the island group comprising the central division of the .

Cebu Island is a large island in the region of the .

is an island in the , the most northwesterly of the group.

is the main island of Province, which also includes 75 smaller islands.

Samar is the third largest island in the Philippines, after Mindanao and Luzon islands.

Leyte is an island in the island group in the .

is a small island province in the lying some 22 km east of Southern .

is one of the three administrative regions in the group of islands, and is designated Region VIII out of the 17 regions of the entire .

The is one of the administrative regions of the , part of the island group.

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Arabic: بيسايا, Cebuano: Kabisay-an, Danish: Visayas, Dutch: Visayas, French: Visayas, Galician: Visayas, German: Visayas, Iloko: Visayas, Indonesian: Bisaya, Italian: Visayas, Japanese: ビサヤ諸島, Norwegian: Visayas, Pampanga: Visayas, Portuguese: Visayas, Spanish: Bisayas, Spanish: Visayas, Swedish: Visayaöarna, Tagalog: Kabisayaan, Waray (Philippines): Kabisay-an, Islas de Pintados, Visayans, Visayas Inseln
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