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Geography of Leyte


Leyte is the largest province in the Eastern Visayas Region. The province of Leyte is one of the six provinces of Eastern Visayas Region located in Centrla Philippines adjacent to Cebu which ranks eight in size among larger islands in the Philippine Archipelago. It is situated in the island of Leyte and is the oldest province in the region.

The province is bounded on the north by the Province of Biliran, in the east by the San Juanico Strait and the island of Samar, the Visayas and Ormoc Seas in the west and Southern Leyte to its south. The province is considered the regional center of Eastern Visayas where the regional and provincial capital, Tacloban City is situated. Tacloban City is the oldest and most metropolitan of the three other regional cities. Another city to its west, Ormoc City, is a chartered city which enjoys substantial autonomy from the provincial government in the management of its local affairs.

Travel Quotes:

The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur. William Bartram

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. W. C. Fields

Central Philippine Cuisine

Bicol is noted for its gastronomic appetite for the fiery or chili-hot dishes. Perhaps the most well-known Bicolano dish is the very spicy Bicol express. The region is also the well-known home of natong also known as laing or pinangat (a pork or fish stew in taro leaves).

More details at Central Philippine Cuisine

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