Burias (island)

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Burias
Burias is located in Philippines
Burias
Burias
Location within the Philippines
Geography
Coordinates 12°52′53″N 123°12′27″E / 12.88139°N 123.20750°E / 12.88139; 123.20750Coordinates: 12°52′53″N 123°12′27″E / 12.88139°N 123.20750°E / 12.88139; 123.20750
Adjacent bodies of water
Area 424 km2 (164 sq mi)
Highest elevation 428 m (1,404 ft)
Highest point Mount Enganoso
Administration
Region Bicol Region
Province Masbate
Municipality
Demographics
Population 90,300 (as of 2015)
Ethnic groups

Burias Island is one of the three major islands of Masbate province in the Philippines. It is separated from the Bicol Peninsula by the Burias Pass. The other two major islands are Ticao Island and Masbate Island. The Island has two municipalities, Claveria and San Pascual.[1]

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