Negros / ˈneɪɡrɒs / is the fourth largest and third-most populous island in the Philippines, with a total land area of 13,309 km 2 (5,139 sq mi). Negros is one of the many islands that comprise the Visayas, in the central part of the country. The predominant inhabitants of the island region are mainly called Negrenses (locally Negrosanons ).
Negros Occidental is located in the western side of Negros Island, the fourth largest island in the Philippines, with a total land area of 7,802.54 square kilometres (3,012.58 sq mi). If Bacolod is included for geographical purposes, the province has an area of 7,965.21 square kilometres (3,075.38 sq mi).
Full Article. Negros, island, one of the Visayan Islands, central Philippines. It is separated from the island of Panay to the northwest by the Guimaras Strait and from Cebu island to the east by Tanon Strait. The island is bordered on the north and south by the Visayan and Sulu seas, respectively. Negros is shaped like a boot and is about 135 ...
Negros Occidental, also known as Occidental Negros or Western Negros, is a province located in the region of Western Visayas. Its capital is Bacolod. It is the fourth most populated province in the Philippines. It is known for its chicken inasal and its sugar industry, hence nicknamed as the sugar bowl of the Philippines.
Negros Oriental, also called Oriental Negros or Eastern Negros, is a province located in the region of Central Visayas, in the Philippines. Its capital is Dumaguete which is known as the City of Gentle People because of the kind and hospitable inhabitants. The word Dumaguete is derived from the term dumaguit in the local dialect, meaning “to ...
Negros Oriental ( Cebuano: Sidlakang Negros; Tagalog: Silangang Negros ), is a province in the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. Its capital is the city of Dumaguete. It occupies the southeastern half of the large island of Negros, and borders Negros Occidental, which comprises the northwestern half.
Feb 18, 2014 - Map of Negros Occidental Province, Philippines showing the administrative divisions, Province boundary with their capital city Bacolod.