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Provinces of Visayas islands



The Provinces of the Philippines are the primary political and administrative divisions of the Philippines. Each province is administered by an elected governor who oversees various local government entities. Each province is member to the League of Provinces of the Philippines, an organization which aims to address issues affecting provincial and metropolitan government administrations.

Currently there are 16 provinces in Visayas:

Province Capital Area Population
in km² Rank total Rank density/km² Rank
Aklan Kalibo 1,821.42 12 (66) 495,122 11 (52) 271.83 5 (22)
Antique San Jose 2,729.17 10 (53) 515,265 10 (50) 188.80 13 (38)
Biliran Naval 536.01 15 (76) 150,031 15 (75) 279.90 4 (21)
Bohol Tagbilaran City 4,820.95 7 (26) 1,230,110 6 (19) 255.16 9 (27)
Capiz Roxas City 2,594.64 11 (56) 701,664 7 (36) 270.43 6 (23)
Cebu Cebu City 5,342.00 5 (22) 2,439,005 1 (5) 456.57 1 (12)
Eastern Samar City Of Borongan 4,660.47 8 (27) 405,114 12 (60) 86.93 16 (69)
Guimaras Jordan 604.57 14 (75) 151,238 14 (74) 250.16 10 (28)
Iloilo Iloilo City 5,079.17 6 (24) 1,691,878 4 (13) 333.10 2 (17)
Leyte Tacloban City 6,515.05 2 (13) 1,722,036 3 (11) 264.32 7 (24)
Negros Occidental Bacolod City 7,965.21 1 (10) 2,370,269 2 (6) 297.58 3 (20)
Negros Oriental Dumaguete City 5,385.53 4 (21) 1,231,904 5 (18) 228.74 11 (33)
Northern Samar Catarman 3,692.93 9 (37) 549,759 9 (44) 148.87 14 (49)
Samar (Western Samar) City Of Catbalogan 6,048.03 3 (14) 695,149 8 (37) 114.94 15 (63)
Siquijor Siquijor 337.49 16 (77) 87,695 16 (79) 259.84 8 (25)
Southern Leyte City Of Maasin 1,798.61 13 (67) 390,847 13 (63) 217.31 12 (35)


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