Cebu Strait

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Cebu Strait
Bohol Strait
Cebu Strait.JPG
The strait with Cebu Island in the background
Cebu Strait is located in Philippines
Cebu Strait
Cebu Strait
Location within the Philippines
Location Central Visayas
Coordinates 9°49′39″N 123°41′26″E / 9.82750°N 123.69056°E / 9.82750; 123.69056Coordinates: 9°49′39″N 123°41′26″E / 9.82750°N 123.69056°E / 9.82750; 123.69056
Type strait
Part of

Cebu Strait (Tagalog:Kipot ng Cebú; also Bohol Strait) is a strait in the Central Visayas region in the Philippines.


The Cebu Strait connects the western part of the Bohol Sea with the Camotes Sea, and separates the island provinces of Cebu and Bohol.[1]


The strait is a major sea-lane connecting Cebu City on its northern end with port cities in the south such as Dumaguete City and Cagayan de Oro City.

Mactan Island, on the northern end of the strait, has Mactan International Airport, one of the major airports in the country.


  1. ^ "Cebu Strait: Philippines". Geographical Names. Retrieved 28 October 2013.