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
to the south.
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.
Category:Geography of the Visayas
Category:Seas of the Philippines