Camotes Sea

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Camotes Sea
Camotes sea - outrigger - near Olango island.jpg
An outrigger on the sea near Olango Island
Camotes Sea is located in Philippines
Camotes Sea
Camotes Sea
Location within the Philippines
Location Visayas, Philippines
Coordinates 10°30′0″N 124°20′0″E / 10.50000°N 124.33333°E / 10.50000; 124.33333Coordinates: 10°30′0″N 124°20′0″E / 10.50000°N 124.33333°E / 10.50000; 124.33333
Type sea
Settlements

The Camotes Sea is a small sea within the Philippine archipelago, situated between the Eastern Visayan and the Central Visayan regions. It is bordered by the islands of Leyte to the north and east, Bohol to the south, and Cebu to the west. The sea is connected to the Visayan Sea to the northwest, and to the Bohol Sea to the south by the Canigao Channel and Cebu Strait. It contains the Camotes Islands and Mactan Island.

The major cities of the area are Ormoc and Baybay in Leyte province, and Cebu City, Cebu.