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The Visayan Sea is a sea in the Philippines surrounded by the islands of the Visayas: Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, and Central Visayas to the south. It is bounded by the islands Masbate to the north, Panay to the west, Leyte to the east, and Cebu & Negros to the south.

Visayan Sea
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Map of the Visayan Sea in German
Visayan Sea is located in Visayas
Visayan Sea
Visayan Sea
Location within the Philippines
Visayan Sea is located in Philippines
Visayan Sea
Visayan Sea
Visayan Sea (Philippines)
Location
Coordinates11°30′00″N 123°40′00″E / 11.50000°N 123.66667°E / 11.50000; 123.66667Coordinates: 11°30′00″N 123°40′00″E / 11.50000°N 123.66667°E / 11.50000; 123.66667
Typesea
EtymologyVisayas

The sea is connected to the Sibuyan Sea to the northwest via the Jintotolo Channel, the Samar Sea to the northeast, the Panay Gulf (part of the Sulu Sea) to the southwest via the Guimaras Strait, and the Camotes Sea to the southeast.

The largest island within this sea is Bantayan Island of Cebu province.