Where is Leyte Located?
Of the six provinces of the Region of Eastern Visayas, two are located on the island of Leyte, The province of Leyte, which covers the Central and Northern part of the island, and Southern Leyte in the South of the island, including the Islands of Panaon Island, and Tagak. Until 1992, Biliran Island, located north of Leyte, also belonged to the province of Leyte.
What Country is Leyte in?
Today, however, it is an independent province. The largest city in the Eastern Visayas region and the provincial capital of Leyte province is Tacloban City with almost 250,000 inhabitants. The city was hit very hard by Typhoon Hayan in 2013. Tourists are also an important source of income, which is why everything is done that the guest feels comfortable.
The coastal strip of the island are characterized by a strong settlement and landscape: flat plains with river deltas. This is also where most of the Hotels in Leyte are located. The island center is heavily forested and mountainous. The highest elevations are the 945 Meter high volcano Cabalian in the southeast and the 860 Meter high volcano Mahagnao in the center of the island. The northeastern part of the island includes the fertile Leyte Valley and is predominantly used for agriculture.
In the northwest lies the beautiful Ormoc Valley with the beautiful Danao Lake. It has dense rainforest vegetation along its banks and is located in the middle of Lake Danao National Park. The southern part of Leyte impresses above all with its excellent diving areas, but also offers the opportunity for hiking and nature lovers with unexplored caves, roaring waterfalls, Lake Bito as well as a breathtaking natural landscape real Highlights for a holiday on the island of Leyte.
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