Visayas

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Visayas
Native name:
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Location o the Visayas within the Philippines
Geografie
Location Sootheast Asie
Airchipelago Philippines
Major islands
Aurie 71,503 km2 (27,607.5 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 2,435 m (7,989 ft)
Heichest point Kanlaon Volcano
Admeenistration
Philippines
Regions
Demographics
Demonym
  • Visayan
  • Bisayâ
Population 19,373,431 (as of 2015)[1]
Densitie 292 /km2 (756 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups

The Visayas or the Visayan Islands[2] (Visayan: Kabisay-an, local pronunciation: [kabiˈsajʔan]; Tagalog: Kabisayaan, [kabiˈsɐjaʔan]), is ane o the three principal geografical diveesions o the Philippines, alang wi Luzon an Mindanao. It conseests o several islands, primarily surroondin the Visayan Sea, awtho the Visayas are conseedered the northeast extremity o the entire Sulu Sea.[3] Its indwallers are predominantly the Visayan fowk.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Census of Population (2015): Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population (Report). PSA. https://www.psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/hsd/pressrelease/2015%20population%20counts%20Summary_0.xlsx. Retrieved 20 Juin 2016. 
  2. "Visayan Islands" Merriam-Webster Dictionary. http://www.merriam-webster.com/concise/visayan%20islands
  3. C.Michael Hogan. 2011. Sulu Sea. Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. P.Saundry & C.J.Cleveland. Washington DC

Coordinates: 11°00′N 123°30′E / 11.000°N 123.500°E / 11.000; 123.500