Negros Occidental

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Negros Occidental is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. Its capital is Bacolod City and occupies at the northwestern half of Negros island; Negros Oriental is at the southeastern half. Across the Panay Gulf and the Guimaras Strait to the northwest is the island-province of Guimaras and the province of Iloilo on Panay island.

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Negros Occidental
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Region: Western Visayas (Region VI)
Capital: Bacolod City
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—2,565,723 (2nd largest)
Density—324 per km² (15th highest)
Area: 7,926.1 km² (7th largest)
Languages: Ilonggo, Cebuano
Governor: Joseph G. Maranon (2001-2004)
Number includes the independent district of Bacolod City
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People and Culture

Economy

Geography

Political

Negros Occidental is subdivided into 19 municipalities and 13 cities. Negros Occidental has the most number of chartered cities among all the provinces in the Philippines.

Cities

Municipalities

Physical

History

Negros del Norte was created from Negros Occidental on January 3, 1986. Its creation was declared unconstitutional on July 11, 1986, and was abolished on August 18, 1986.

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Regions and Provinces of Visayas
Western Visayas: Aklan | Antique | Capiz | Guimaras | Iloilo | Negros Occidental
Central Visayas: Bohol | Cebu | Negros Oriental | Siquijor
Eastern Visayas: Biliran | Eastern Samar | Leyte | Northern Samar | Samar | Southern Leyte
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