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Region VII: Central Visayas

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Kristin Dela Cruz

on 7 August 2014

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The island’s native name was KATUGASAN, from Tugas, the Molave trees that cover the hills
Isla del Fuego (Island of Fire)
September 17, 1971 when it became a separate province.
Siquijor's History
Smallest of the 4 provinces
Land: 343 sq km
Cebuano, English, Tagalog
Cebu City
Land: 508,839 hectares
Richest province
Cebuano, Filipino, English
Tagbiliran City
Land: 411726 hectares
Coastline: 261 km
10th largest island
Cebuano (Boholano), Tagalog, English
"God's Little Paradise"
Negros Oriental
Provinces in Region VII
Region VII: Central Visayas
Bohol's History
Founded on March 10, 1917
Two significant revolts against the Spanish rule: Tamblot Rebellion (1621) and Dagohoy Revolt (1744-1829)
Home of Pres. Carlos P. Garcia (4th)
Bohol's Tourist Destinations
Bohol's Festivals
Sandugo Festival – means “ONE BLOOD”; month-long celebration featuring cultural and historical presentations.

The Ubifest – a celebration held during the month of January. This celebrates the harvest of the purple yam known as “Ube”.

Bohol's Delicacies
Cebu's History
Cebu's Tourist Destinations
Cebu's Festivals
Sinulog – Happens every 3rd Sunday of January to celebrate Señor Santo Niño de Cebu.

Kadaugan sa Mactan – Happens every 27th of April. This one day celebration features a re-enactment of the historic Battle of Mactan.

Cebu's Delicacies
"Sebu": Animal fat
Known to be a fishing village before the Spaniards came
Oldest city in the Philippines
Founded on February 24, 1937
First settlement of Spaniards by Villa del Santisimo Nombre de Jesus (1575)
Fort San Pedro
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross
Museo Sugbo
Casa Gorodo
Negros Oriental's History
Negros Oriental's Tourist Destinations
Negros Oriental's Festivals
Negros Oriental's Delicacies
Siquijor's Tourist Destinations
Siquijor's Festivals
Siquijor's Delicacies
Ubi Polvoron
Dried Mangoes
Chorizo de Cebu
Budbud Kabog
Silvanas of Sans Rival
Puto Maya
Buko Sticks
Torta sa Isla
Tortang Tinubaan
Yag-yag Festival – Happens every last Sunday of April. This festival features street dancing, field presentations and colorful depictions of the barangay's coastal marine resources.
Buglasan Festival – Happens every October. This includes the Province fiesta, agritourism fair and the festival of festivals.
Sakubahan Festival –Happens in Sta. Catalina every April 22. This celebrates the abundance of the town's sugar cane harvest.
Bugwas Festival – Happens during the last week of August. The festival is San Juan’s way of celebrating a bountiful and abundant harvest in honor of their patron saint, St. Augustine.
Dila-ab Festival – happens every 1st of October. The festival gives due recognition to the natural assets of Siquijor and in honor of the town’s patron saint, St. Francis of Assisi.

Dumaguete City
Land Area: 5,385.53 km2
4th largest island
Roman Catholic
Cebuano/Bisaya, English, Filipino, Hilagaynon
The Provincial Government of Negros Oriental was established on May 1, 1901.
On September 17, 1971, Siquijor was separated as an independent Province.
"The Gentle People"
he word Dumaguete is derived from the term dumaguit in the local dialect, meaning "to kidnap." At one time, this term referred to the numerous pirates and buccaneers that attacked the city.
Siliman University
St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral
Dumaguete Belfry
Lake Balinsasayao
Rizal Boulevard
Cabugahay Falls
St. Francis of Assisi Church
San Isidore Convent
Mt. Bandilaan
Salagdoong Beach
Buko Bread
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