Location in the Philippines
|Regional center||Iloilo City|
|• Total||20,794.18 km2 (8,028.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||360/km2 (940/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|ISO 3166 code||PH-06|
It has six provinces: Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo and Negros Occidental. There are also two independent cities: Bacolod City and Iloilo City. Western Visayas has the islands of Panay and the smaller Guimaras, as well as several outlying islands. It also includes the western half of the island of Negros.