Negros (Oriental and Occidental) is the forth-largest island in the Philippine Archipelago and the second largest island in the visayas next to Panay region.The mountains embrace the coastline throughout the province, and Mount Talinis and Mount Kanlaon, a live volcano, are the two highest peaks.
Negros Oriental occupies the south-eastern half of the island of Negros, with Negros Occidental comprising the western half as its sister province. A chain of rugged mountains separates Negros Oriental from Negros Occidental. Negros Oriental belongs to the Central Visayas region while Occidental region belongs to Western Visayas. Negros Oriental faces Cebu to the east across the Tañon Strait and Siquijor to the south-east. The Sulu Sea borders it to the south.
Negros Oriental is subdivided into 19 municipalities and 6 component cities.
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13. Santa Catalina