Masbate Island

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Masbate Island
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Location of the island within Bicol Region
Masbate Island is located in Philippines
Masbate Island
Masbate Island
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates 12°9′36″N 123°36′35″E / 12.16000°N 123.60972°E / 12.16000; 123.60972Coordinates: 12°9′36″N 123°36′35″E / 12.16000°N 123.60972°E / 12.16000; 123.60972
Adjacent bodies of water
Area 3,268 km2 (1,262 sq mi)
Highest elevation 576 m (1,890 ft)
Highest point Mount Uac
Region Bicol Region
Province Masbate
Population 775,104 as of 2015 (excluding Ticao Island and Burias Island)
Ethnic groups

Masbate Island[1] is the largest of three major islands of Masbate Province in the Philippines. The other two major islands are Ticao Island and Burias Island. It is the world's 155th largest island according to area and the world's 59th largest island according to population.


  1. ^ "#YolandaPH: At least 3,099 families evacuated in Masbate". Rappler. November 8, 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2017. 

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