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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
Eastern part of Leyte
Western part of Leyte
People from eastern part of Leyte speak Waray while those from western part and Southern Leyte speak Cebuano.
- San Juanico Bridge, between Tacloban, Leyte and Sta. Rita, Samar. The longest bridge in the Philippines.
- Agas-Agas Bridge, Sogod, Southern Leyte. The tallest bridge in the Philippines.