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Geography of Leyte


Leyte is the largest province in the Eastern Visayas Region. The province of Leyte is one of the six provinces of Eastern Visayas Region located in Centrla Philippines adjacent to Cebu which ranks eight in size among larger islands in the Philippine Archipelago. It is situated in the island of Leyte and is the oldest province in the region.

The province is bounded on the north by the Province of Biliran, in the east by the San Juanico Strait and the island of Samar, the Visayas and Ormoc Seas in the west and Southern Leyte to its south. The province is considered the regional center of Eastern Visayas where the regional and provincial capital, Tacloban City is situated. Tacloban City is the oldest and most metropolitan of the three other regional cities. Another city to its west, Ormoc City, is a chartered city which enjoys substantial autonomy from the provincial government in the management of its local affairs.

Southern Philippine Cuisine

In Mindanao, the southern part of Palawan island, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, dishes are richly flavored with the spices common to Southeast Asia: turmeric, coriander, lemon grass, cumin, and chillies — ingredients not commonly used in the rest of Filipino cooking. Being free from Hispanicization, the cuisine of the indigenous Moro and Lumad peoples of Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago has much in common with the rich and spicy Malay cuisines of Malaysia and Brunei, as well as Indonesian and Thai cuisines.

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