List of islands of Cebu

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This a list of islands under the jurisdiction of Cebu in the Philippines.

Name of island or island group Description
Cebu Island Cebu is the main island of Cebu province in the Visayas. It lies to the east of Negros; to the east is Leyte and to the southeast is Bohol. It is flanked on its west side by the Tañon Strait (between Cebu and Negros) and on the east side by the Cebu Strait (between Cebu and Bohol). Cebu is located between 9°25'N and 11°15'N latitude and between 123°13'E and 124°5'E longitude in the center of the archipelago.
Bantayan Island
  • Bagayag
  • Banitugan (or Panitugan)
  • Botong
  • Jilantagaan (or Jicantangan)
  • Lutungan
  • Maambot
  • Mambacayao
  • Moalboal
  • Pintagan
  • Sagasay
  • Silagon
  • Silion (or Virgin Island[1])
  • Yao Island
Bantayan Island is located west of the northern tip of Cebu Island. It is composed of three municipalities: Bantayan, Madridejos, and Santa Fe. The island can be reached by ferry from Hagnaya Wharf in San Remigio, Cebu, or from Cebu City, or from Cadiz in Negros Occidental.
Calamangan Located east of the northern tip of Cebu Island; part of Daanbantayan
Camotes The Camotes Islands are a group of four islands that are located east of Cebu Island, southwest of Leyte, and north of Bohol, in the center of the Camotes Sea.
Capitancillo Part of Bogo
Carnaza Island
  • Maria Island
Carnaza Island is a 173.5 hectare turtle-shaped island located north of the mainland Cebu.
Chocolate Island Part of Daanbantayan
Cordova Cordova is an island lying very close and south of the island of Mactan. The island is often mistaken as part of Mactan and is occupied entirely by the town of Cordova.
Doong Islands
  • Botigues (or Batiquis)
  • Doong
  • Lipayran
Located just south of Bantayan Island, all part of the municipality of Bantayan.
Gapas-gapas South of and part of Cordova
Guintacan Island Part of Santa Fe, west of the northern tip of Cebu Island at 11°19′30″N 123°53′30″E / 11.32500°N 123.89167°E / 11.32500; 123.89167
Jibitnil (or Gihitngil) Island Part of Medellin
Mactan Mactan is an island located a few kilometers to the southeast of Cebu City. The island is the seat of the city of Lapu-Lapu. The island is connected to Cebu by the two bridges: the Marcelo Fernan Bridge and the Mactan-Mandaue Bridge.
Malapascua Island
  • Dakit-Dakit
Malapascua Island is a tiny island, only about 2.5 kilometers long and 1km wide, located across a shallow strait from the northernmost tip of Cebu island. The island is covered by the insular barangay of Logon (part of the Daanbantayan municipality), with eight hamlets.
Olango
  • Camungi
  • Hilutungan
  • Kaohagan (or Caohagan)
  • Nalusuan
  • Panganan
  • Sulpa
The Olango Island Group is a group of islands in the Cebu Strait, 5 km east of Mactan. Olango Island and its neighboring islets have a total land area of approximately 10.3 km² (1,030 hectares). The island group is a major tourist destination in Cebu, known for its wildlife sanctuary.
Pescador Island A small limestone island in the Tañon Strait, part of municipality of Moalboal.
Saragossa (or Zaragoza) Island Saragossa Island is a resort island off the west coast of Cebu in the town Badian. It is also known as Badian Island.
Sumilon Island Part of Oslob

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Escape to Bantayan Island". Philippine Business. Makati Business Club. 12 (9). December 2005.