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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.

Negros Oriental
Lalawigan sa Negros Oriental
Lalawigan ng Negros Oriental
Province
Negros Oriental Provincial Capitol in Dumaguete Ceety
Negros Oriental Provincial Capitol in Dumaguete Ceety
Banner o Negros Oriental
Banner
Offeecial seal o Negros Oriental
Seal
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
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Founded 10 Mairch 1917
Caipital Dumaguete=
Govrenment
 • Teep Province of= the Philippines
 • Governor Roel Degamo (PDP-LABAN/UNA)
 • Vice Governor Mark Macias (Leeberal Pairty)
Aurie[1]
 • Total 5,385.53 km2 (2,079.36 sq mi)
Aurie rank 18t oot o 80
Population (2010)[2]
 • Tot 1,286,666
 • Rank 18t oot o 80
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Density rank 33rd oot o 80
Diveesions
 • Independent ceeties 0
 • Component ceeties 6
 • Municipalities 20
 • Barangays 557
 • Districts 1st tae 3rd districts o Negros Oriental
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6200 - 6224
Dialing code 35
Spoken languages Cebuano
English
Hiligaynon
Tagalog[3]
Wabsteid negor.gov.ph

ReferencesEedit

  1. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2013-01-21. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  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 March 2013. 
  3. "Provincial Profile". Provincial Government of Negros Oriental. Retrieved April 28, 2010.[deid airtin]

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