Location in the Philippines
|• Total||23,251.10 km2 (8,977.30 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (490/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|ISO 3166 code||PH-08|
There are three main islands: Samar, Leyte and Biliran. The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city. The provinces are Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte. The cities are Ormoc and Tacloban.
The region is known for its famous landmark, the San Juanico Bridge.
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Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter
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