Capiz

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Capiz (Capiznon: Kapuoran nang Capiz; ; Lalawigan ng Capiz) is a province located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines.wikipedia
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Western Visayas

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Capiz (Capiznon: Kapuoran nang Capiz; ; Lalawigan ng Capiz) is a province located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines.
Western Visayas (Kanlurang Kabisayaan) is an administrative region in the Philippines, numerically designated as Region VI. It consists of six provinces (Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo and Negros Occidental) and two highly urbanized cities (Bacolod City and Iloilo City).

Aklan

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Its capital is the City of Roxas and is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan to the north, Antique to the west, and Iloilo to the south.
The province is situated in the northwest portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique to the southwest, and Capiz to the east.

Iloilo

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Its capital is the City of Roxas and is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan to the north, Antique to the west, and Iloilo to the south.
Iloilo occupies a major southeast portion of the Visayan island of Panay and is bordered by the province of Antique to the west, Capiz to the north, the Jintotolo Channel to the northeast, the Guimaras Strait to the east, and the Iloilo Strait and Panay Gulf to the southwest.

Panay

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Its capital is the City of Roxas and is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan to the north, Antique to the west, and Iloilo to the south.
It is divided into four provinces: Aklan, Antique, Capiz and Iloilo, all in the Western Visayas Region.

Antique (province)

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Its capital is the City of Roxas and is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan to the north, Antique to the west, and Iloilo to the south.
The province is situated in the western section of Panay Island and borders Aklan, Capiz and Iloilo to the east, while facing the Sulu Sea to the west.

Provinces of the Philippines

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Capiz (Capiznon: Kapuoran nang Capiz; ; Lalawigan ng Capiz) is a province located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines.
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Legislative districts of Capiz

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Capiz comprises 1 city (Roxas) and 16 municipalities, further subdivided into 473 barangays, with 2 congressional districts.
The Legislative Districts of Capiz, namely the first and second districts, are the representations of the Province of Capiz in the Philippine House of Representatives.

Roxas, Capiz

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Its capital is the City of Roxas and is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan to the north, Antique to the west, and Iloilo to the south. Roxas Airport is an airport serving the general area of Roxas City, the provincial capital.
It is classified as a second Class Component City belonging to the first legislative district of the Province of Capiz along with the Municipality of Ma-ayon, Panay, Panitan, Pilar, Pontevedra, and President Roxas.

List of Philippine laws

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Capiz and Aklan were united under one province until 25 April 1956, when President Ramon Magsaysay signed into law Republic Act 1414 separating the two entities.

Panay River

The Panay River used to be famous for the great number of crocodiles thriving there.
Draining a large portion of Panay Island and almost entire province of Capiz and northern portion of Iloilo province in Western Visayas region.

Mount Nangtud

Mount Nangtud, is the highest mountain in Capiz with an elevation of 6,800 ft ( 2,073 m) located in the Capiz-Antique border.
It is located on the border of Barbaza, Antique and Jamindan, Capiz.

Hiligaynon language

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There are two main local languages: Capiznon and Hiligaynon.
Hiligaynon is mainly concentrated in the regions of Western Visayas (Iloilo, Capiz, Guimaras, and Negros Occidental), as well as in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, and North Cotabato in SOCCSKSARGEN.

Visayans

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It is a member of the Visayan language family and the people using it are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.
Movements in Capiz were led by Esteban Contreras with the aid of Alejandro Balgos, Santiago Bellosillo and other Ilustrados.

Pedro Gil

Pedro Gil, was a physician, journalist, and legislator. He was elected representative for the south district of Manila on the Democratra party ticket. He became Minority Floor Leader in the House of Representatives of the Philippines.
Pedro Gil (November 13, 1889 in Capiz – January 5, 1965) was a Filipino physician, journalist, and legislator.

Windowpane oyster

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Capiz is known for the Placuna placenta oyster shell that has the same name locally and is used for decoration and making lampshades, trays, window and doors.
Distribution extends from the shallows of the Gulf of Aden, to around the Philippines, where it is abundant in the eponymous province of Capiz.

Antonio Trillanes

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Antonio Trillanes, a retired Navy officer currently serving as a senator of the Philippines. Her mother is from Ivisan, Capiz.
Trillanes was born and raised in Caloocan, to Philippine Navy Capt. Antonio Floranza Trillanes, Sr. (PMA Class '59) of Ligao City, Albay, and Estelita Dia Fuentes from Ivisan, Capiz.

Capiznon language

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Capiz (Capiznon: Kapuoran nang Capiz; ; Lalawigan ng Capiz) is a province located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines. There are two main local languages: Capiznon and Hiligaynon.
Capiznon is concentrated in the province of Capiz in the northeast of Panay Island.

Roxas Airport

Roxas Airport is an airport serving the general area of Roxas City, the provincial capital.
Roxas Airport (Hiligaynon: Hulugpaan sang Roxas, Tagalog: Paliparan ng Roxas) is an airport serving the general area of Roxas City, the capital of the province of Capiz, in the Philippines.

Mar Roxas

Manuel Roxas IIManuel A. Roxas IIManuel "Mar" Roxas II
Manuel Roxas II, Philippine Senator, grandson of President Manuel Roxas and former Department of Interior and Local Government (Philippines) secretary.
Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas II was born on May 13, 1957, in Manila, Philippines, to Judy Araneta of Bago, Negros Occidental, and Gerardo Roxas (1924–1982) of Capiz.

Visayan languages

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It is a member of the Visayan language family and the people using it are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.

Capiznon people

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Capiznon people
The Capiznons or Capizeños refer to the people who are native to or have roots in Roxas City and the province of Capiz, located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines.

Aklanon language

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Aklanon is spoken in towns near Aklan such as Sapian, Jamindan, and Mambusao.

Suludnon

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Suludnon people
The Suludnon, also known as the Tumandok, Panay-Bukidnon, or Panayanon Sulud, are an indigenous Visayan group of people who reside in the Capiz-Lambunao mountainous area of Panay in the Visayan islands of the Philippines.

Jocelyn Bolante

Jocelyn Bolante, Politician who formerly served as an Undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture of the Philippines.
A native of Dao, Capiz, Bolante was born to parents Vicente Bolante, Sr. (deceased) and Salvacion Isada (deceased).

O, Capiz

O, Capiz, also known as the Capiz Hymn, is the official provincial anthem of the province of Capiz in the Philippines.