Negros Oriental

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Negros Oriental

Lalawigan sa Negros Oriental

Lalawigan ng Negros Oriental
Negros Oriental Provincial Capitol in Dumaguete Ceety
Negros Oriental Provincial Capitol in Dumaguete Ceety
Banner o Negros Oriental
Official seal of Negros Oriental
Map o the Philippines wi Negros Oriental heichlichtit
Map o the Philippines wi Negros Oriental heichlichtit
Coordinates: 09°45′N 123°00′E / 9.750°N 123.000°E / 9.750; 123.000Coordinates: 09°45′N 123°00′E / 9.750°N 123.000°E / 9.750; 123.000
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
Founded10 Mairch 1917
 • TeepProvince of= the Philippines
 • GovernorRoel Degamo (PDP-LABAN/UNA)
 • Vice GovernorMark Macias (Leeberal Pairty)
 • Total5385.53 km2 (2,079.36 sq mi)
Area rank18t oot o 80
 • Total1,286,666
 • Rank18t oot o 80
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Density rank33rd oot o 80
 • Independent ceeties0
 • Component ceeties6
 • Municipalities20
 • Barangays557
 • Districts1st tae 3rd districts o Negros Oriental
Time zoneUTC+8 (PHT)
ZIP code
6200 - 6224
Dialing code35
Spoken languagesCebuano

Negros Oriental (Cebuano: Sidlakang Negros), an aw cried Oriental Negros or "Eastren Negros", is a province of the Philippines locatit in the Central Visayas region. It occupies the sooth-eastren hauf of the island of Negros, wi Negros Occidental comprising the north-wastren pairt. It includes Apo Island — a popular dive site for baith local an foreign tourists. Negros Oriental faces Cebu tak the east across the Tañon Strait an Siquijor tae the sooth east. The primary spoken dialect is Cebuano, an the predominant religious denomination is Roman Catholicism. Dumaguete is the caipital, seat of govrenment, an maist populous ceety.

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  1. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived frae the original on 21 Januar 2013. Retrieved 11 Mairch 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 11 Mairch 2013.
  3. "Provincial Profile". Provincial Government of Negros Oriental. Retrieved April 28, 2010. Archived 2012-03-24 at the Wayback Machine

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