Negros Occidental

Negros Occidental is a province occupying the north-western part of Negros. It is the fourth most populated province in the Philippines, known for its Chicken Inasal and its booming sugar industry, nicknamed as The Sugar Bowl of the Philippines and home to one of the Philippines’ active volcanoes, the majestic Mt. Kanlaon (also named Canlaon or Kanla-on).

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Negros Occidental regions – Color-coded map

  Northern Negros Occidental (Silay, Enrique B. Magalona, Victorias, Manapla, Cadiz City, Sagay, Escalante, Toboso, Calatrava)
Home to the Philippines’ second museum city which is home to over 30 colonial houses; Silay City. It is also known for Cadiz’s fishing industry.
  Central Negros Occidental (Bacolod, Talisay, Murcia, Salvador Benedicto, San Carlos, Pulupandan, Valladoid, San Enrique, Pontevedra, La Castellana, Hinigaran, Isabel)
The Central region is where the capital is located; Bacolod.
  Southern Negros Occidental (Binalbagan, Himamaylan, Ilog, Kabankalan, Cauayan, Sipalay, Candoni, Hinoba-an)
Down under is where the untouched beaches of Sipalay is located.
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  • 10.666666666667122.951 Bacolod — provincial capital of Negros Occidental, known for its MassKara Festival which is one of the most colorful and lively festivals in the Philippines
  • 9.9833333333333122.816666666671 Kabankalan — a big town on the way from Bacolod to Dumaguete
  • 10.6123.033333333331 Murcia
  • 10.8122.966666666671 Silay — renowned for its colonial houses, of which there are about 30, and is one of the museum cities in the Philippines along with Vigan; Spanish and American architecture is so common here that it has been declared the center of Arts in Western Visayas
  • 9.75122.41 Sipalay — Dubbed The Jewel of the Sugar Island, this city is home to beautiful white beaches, clear aquamarine waters and beautiful corals which are relatively unknown to the rest of the world

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