Western Visayas

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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).wikipedia
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Aklan

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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 (Akean) (Aklanon pronunciation: [ak'ɤan]) (Akeanon: Probinsiya it Akean; ; Lalawigan ng Aklan) is a province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.

Antique (province)

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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).
Antique (Lalawigan ng Antique) is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.

Capiz

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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).
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.

Iloilo

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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).
Iloilo (Lalawigan ng Iloilo) is a province located in the region of Western Visayas in the Philippines.

Guimaras

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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). Western Visayas consists of the major island of Panay and the smaller Guimaras, as well as several outlying islands.
Guimaras (Lalawigan ng Guimaras) is an island province in the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.

Negros Occidental

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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). On May 29, 2015, the region was redefined, when Western Visayas (Region VI) both lost the province of Negros Occidental and the highly urbanized city of Bacolod to the newly formed Negros Island Region.
Negros Occidental (Kanlurang Negros), also known as Occidental Negros or Western Negros, is a province located in the region of Western Visayas, in the Philippines.

Iloilo City

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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).
In addition, it is the center of the Iloilo-Guimaras Metropolitan Area, as well as the regional center and primate city of the Western Visayas region.

Provinces of the Philippines

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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).
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Hiligaynon language

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The region is dominated by the native speakers of four Visayan languages: Kinaray-a, Hiligaynon, Aklanon and Capiznon.
The Hiligaynon language, also often referred to by most of its speakers simply as Ilonggo, is an Austronesian regional language spoken in the Philippines by about 9.1 million people, mainly in Western Visayas and SOCCSKSARGEN, most of whom belong to the Visayan ethnic group, mainly the Hiligaynons.

Visayan languages

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The region is dominated by the native speakers of four Visayan languages: Kinaray-a, Hiligaynon, Aklanon and Capiznon.
Two other well-known and widespread Visayan languages are Hiligaynon (Ilonggo), spoken by 10 million in most of Western Visayas and SOCCSKSARGEN; and Waray-Waray, spoken by 3 million in Eastern Visayas.

Bacolod

Bacolod CityCity of BacolodBacolod City, Negros Occidental
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). On May 29, 2015, the region was redefined, when Western Visayas (Region VI) both lost the province of Negros Occidental and the highly urbanized city of Bacolod to the newly formed Negros Island Region.
Having a total of inhabitants as of the, it is the most populous city in Western Visayas and the second most populous city in the Visayas after Cebu City.

Capiznon language

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The region is dominated by the native speakers of four Visayan languages: Kinaray-a, Hiligaynon, Aklanon and Capiznon.
Capiznon (Spanish: capiceño ) is an Austronesian regional language spoken in Western Visayas in the Philippines.

Philippines

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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).

Visayas

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The region's current name is in reference to its position in the greater Visayas area.
There are three administrative regions in the Visayas: Western Visayas (pop.

Regions of the Philippines

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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).

Panay

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Western Visayas consists of the major island of Panay and the smaller Guimaras, as well as several outlying islands.
It is divided into four provinces: Aklan, Antique, Capiz and Iloilo, all in the Western Visayas Region.

Negros Island Region

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On May 29, 2015, the region was redefined, when Western Visayas (Region VI) both lost the province of Negros Occidental and the highly urbanized city of Bacolod to the newly formed Negros Island Region.
It separated Negros Occidental and its capital Bacolod from Western Visayas (Region VI) and Negros Oriental from Central Visayas (Region VII), raising the total number of regions of the Philippines to 18.

Palawan

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The province of Palawan was transferred to Region VI (Western Visayas) on May 23, 2005 by Executive Order 429.
In 2005, Palawan was briefly made politically part of Western Visayas or Region VI through Executive Order 429 signed by then-President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on May 23, 2005.

Mimaropa

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However, Palaweños criticized the move, citing a lack of consultation, with most residents in Puerto Princesa City and all municipalities but one preferring to stay with Region IV-B.
On 23 May 2005, Palawan and the highly urbanized city of Puerto Princesa were moved to the region of Western Visayas by Executive Order No. 429.

Visayan Sea

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The region is bordered to the north by the Sibuyan Sea, northeast by the Visayan Sea, east by the province of Negros Oriental in Central Visayas, south by the Iloilo Strait and the Panay Gulf, and west by the Sulu Sea.
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.

Central Visayas

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The region is bordered to the north by the Sibuyan Sea, northeast by the Visayan Sea, east by the province of Negros Oriental in Central Visayas, south by the Iloilo Strait and the Panay Gulf, and west by the Sulu Sea.
The region is bordered to the north by the Visayan Sea, west by the province of Negros Occidental in Western Visayas, south by the Bohol Sea, and east by the Camotes Sea and the island of Leyte in Eastern Visayas.

Negros Island

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It also includes the western half of the larger island of Negros.
Negros Occidental was assigned to Western Visayas (Region VI) and Negros Oriental was assigned to Central Visayas (Region VII).

Kabankalan

City of KabankalanKabankalan, Negros Occidental
Kabankalan City won the major award as the "Best Performing City" in Region VI in the 2011 Regional Search for Excellence in Local Governance (EXCEL).

Iloilo International Airport

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Iloilo International Airport
Iloilo International Airport, also known as Iloilo Airport, and as Cabatuan Airport, after the municipality of Cabatuan, Iloilo where this airport is located, and sometimes erroneously as Santa Barbara Airport for the nearby municipality of Santa Barbara, Iloilo, is the airport serving the province of Iloilo in the Philippines, including its capital city, Iloilo City, the regional center of the Western Visayas region.

Godofredo P. Ramos Airport

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Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (Caticlan, Malay, Aklan)
The airport is the seventh-busiest airport in the Philippines and the third-busiest in the Western Visayas region, serving 761,961 passengers in 2008.