Place:Central Visayas, Philippines

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NameCentral Visayas
TypeRegion
Located inPhilippines
Contained Places
Former province
Negros del Norte ( 1986 - 1986 )
Province
Bohol
Cebu
Negros Oriental
Siquijor


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Central Visayas is a region of the Philippines, numerically designated as Region VII. It consists of four provinces (Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental, and Siquijor) and three highly urbanized cities (Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue). Major islands are the eponymous Cebu, Bohol, and Siquijor, together with the eastern part of Negros. The regional center is Cebu City. The region is dominated by the native speakers of four Visayan languages: Cebuano, Bantayanon, Boholano, and Porohanon. The land area of the region is , and with a population of inhabitants, it is the second most populous region in the Visayas.

On May 29, 2015, the region was redefined, when Central Visayas (Region VII) lost the province of Negros Oriental to the newly formed Negros Island Region. However, the region was dissolved, with Negros Oriental returned to Central Visayas on August 9, 2017.

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