Eastern Visayas

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Eastern Visayas (Sinirangan Kabisay-an; Sidlakang Kabisay-an; Silangang Kabisayaan or Silangang Visayas) is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region VIII. It consists of three main islands, Samar, Leyte and Biliran.wikipedia
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Biliran

Biliran IslandBiliran province
It consists of three main islands, Samar, Leyte and Biliran. The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban.
Biliran (Lalawigan sa Biliran; Waray-Waray: Probinsya han Biliran) is an island province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region (Region VIII).

Leyte (province)

LeyteLeyte Province(Northern) Leyte
The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban.
Leyte (also Northern Leyte; Cebuano: Amihanang Leyte; Norte san/Amihanan nga Leyte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region, occupying the northern three-quarters of Leyte Island.

Northern Samar

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The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban. The region is also home to the University of Eastern Philippines (UEP), located in Catarman, Northern Samar, which holds the most number of baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate courses among universities in the region.
Northern Samar (Amihan Samar/Norte han Samar) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.

Samar (province)

SamarWestern SamarSamar Province
The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban.
Samar, formerly named as Western Samar, is a province in the Philippines located on Samar Island in Eastern Visayas.

Southern Leyte

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The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban.
Southern Leyte (Habagatang Leyte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.

Eastern Samar

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The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban.
Eastern Samar (Waray-Waray: Sinirangan Samar; Sidlakang Samar) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.

Tacloban

Tacloban CityTacloban, LeyteTacloban City, Leyte
The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban. There are seaports in Tacloban, Baybay, Catbalogan, Calbayog, Borongan, Allen, Ormoc, Bato, Hilongos, Maasin, Sogod, and Naval.
It serves as the regional center of the region of Eastern Visayas.

Ormoc

Ormoc CityOrmoc, LeyteOrmoc City, Leyte
The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban. There are seaports in Tacloban, Baybay, Catbalogan, Calbayog, Borongan, Allen, Ormoc, Bato, Hilongos, Maasin, Sogod, and Naval.
', officially the ' (Dakbayan sa Ormoc; Syudad han Ormoc) or simply referred to as Ormoc City, is a independent component city in the province of Leyte in the region of Eastern Visayas of the Philippines.

Samar

Samar IslandSamar (Western)island of Samar
It consists of three main islands, Samar, Leyte and Biliran.
These three provinces, along with the provinces on the nearby islands of Leyte and Biliran are part of the Eastern Visayas region.

Provinces of the Philippines

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The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban.

Camotes Sea

Camotes
It is bounded on the east and north by the Philippine Sea with the San Bernardino Strait separating Samar from southeastern Luzon; on the west by the Camotes and Visayan seas, and on the south by the Bohol Sea with the Surigao Strait separating Leyte from northwestern Mindanao.
The Camotes Sea is a small sea within the Philippine archipelago, situated between the Eastern Visayan and the Central Visayan regions.

Visayas

Visayan IslandsVisayanVisayas Islands
These provinces and cities occupy the easternmost islands of the Visayas group of islands.
7.1 million), Central Visayas (6.8 million) and Eastern Visayas (4.1 million).

Visayan Sea

Visayan
It is bounded on the east and north by the Philippine Sea with the San Bernardino Strait separating Samar from southeastern Luzon; on the west by the Camotes and Visayan seas, and on the south by the Bohol Sea with the Surigao Strait separating Leyte from northwestern Mindanao.
The Visayan Sea is a sea in the Philippines surrounded by the islands of the Visayas: Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, and Central Visayas to the south.

Typhoon Haiyan

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In November 2013, the region was struck with the highest death toll in the nation by Super Typhoon Haiyan, the second deadliest typhoon ever to violently hit the Philippines.
By April 17, 2016, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) confirmed 6,300 fatalities across the country, 5,902 of those taking place in the Eastern Visayas.

Regions of the Philippines

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Eastern Visayas (Sinirangan Kabisay-an; Sidlakang Kabisay-an; Silangang Kabisayaan or Silangang Visayas) is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region VIII.

Cebuano language

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The Cebuano language, also often referred to informally by most of its speakers simply as Bisaya (English translation: "Visayan", not to be confused with other Visayan languages), is an Austronesian language spoken in the southern Philippines, namely in Central Visayas, western parts of Eastern Visayas and on majority of Mindanao.

Waray language

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Waray is the fifth-most-spoken native regional language of the Philippines, native to Eastern Visayas.

Leyte

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It consists of three main islands, Samar, Leyte and Biliran.

Abaknon language

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The Inabaknon language, also known as Abaknon, Abaknon Sama, Capuleño, Kapul, or Capul Sinama, is an Austronesian language primarily spoken in the Island Municipality of Capul of Northern Samar, in the Eastern Visayas Region of the Philippines.

University of Eastern Philippines

Samar Institute of Technology
The region is also home to the University of Eastern Philippines (UEP), located in Catarman, Northern Samar, which holds the most number of baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate courses among universities in the region.
The University is the only comprehensive state university in Eastern Visayas, offering the largest number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs and short-term courses and certificates among the higher education institutions in the region.

Calbayog

Calbayog CityCalbayog City, SamarCalbayog, Samar
There are seaports in Tacloban, Baybay, Catbalogan, Calbayog, Borongan, Allen, Ormoc, Bato, Hilongos, Maasin, Sogod, and Naval.
The city has a total land area of 88,074 ha as of 2007 which is 0.29% of the Philippines total land area, 3.79% of the regional land area, 6.12% of the island of Samar and 14.56% of the Samar province area.

Surigao Strait

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It is bounded on the east and north by the Philippine Sea with the San Bernardino Strait separating Samar from southeastern Luzon; on the west by the Camotes and Visayan seas, and on the south by the Bohol Sea with the Surigao Strait separating Leyte from northwestern Mindanao.

Sogod, Southern Leyte

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There are seaports in Tacloban, Baybay, Catbalogan, Calbayog, Borongan, Allen, Ormoc, Bato, Hilongos, Maasin, Sogod, and Naval.
Sogod is located along the Southern Leyte section of the Pan-Philippine Highway, 126 kilometers (78 miles) south of Tacloban City, the regional center of Eastern Visayas.

Catarman, Northern Samar

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The region is also home to the University of Eastern Philippines (UEP), located in Catarman, Northern Samar, which holds the most number of baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate courses among universities in the region.
Catarman is home to the University of Eastern Philippines, the first state university in the visayas and the largest university by student population and curriculum in Eastern Visayas.

Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport

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Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban is the main gateway by air to the region.
It is the main gateway from Manila and Cebu to the Eastern Visayas Region in central east Philippines.