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Leyte Island

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Leyte is an island in the Eastern Visayas island group in the Philippines, across a narrow strait from Samar Island. It is divided into two provinces, Leyte Province and Southern Leyte. Both provinces also include some nearby smaller islands.


Cities and Municipalities[edit]

Eastern part of Leyte[edit]

Western part of Leyte[edit]

Southern Leyte[edit]

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People from eastern part of Leyte speak Waray while those from western part and Southern Leyte speak Cebuano.

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Get around[edit]


San Juanico Bridge
  • San Juanico Bridge, between Tacloban, Leyte and Sta. Rita, Samar. The longest bridge in the Philippines.
Agas-Agas Bridge
  • Agas-Agas Bridge, Sogod, Southern Leyte. The tallest bridge in the Philippines.




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