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Negros /ˈneɪɡrɒs/ is the fourth largest island of the Philippines, with a land area of 13,309.60 km2 (5,138.87 sq mi).
Negros is the second largest island in the Visayas and the fourth largest of the Philippines, with a total land area of 13,309.6 square kilometres (5,138.9 sq mi). It is located between the islands of Panay and Guimaras to the west and Cebu to the east, with Siquijor located on the toe of the island and the islands of Bantayan to the north. Politically and linguistically, Negros is divided into two provinces: Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental.
Access issues inherited from Philippines
See each area as it is common to have to pay a small fee at each area for the maintenance of tracks, facilities and cleaning!
Ethic inherited from Philippines
Sports, mixed, trad and bouldering all appear.
Negros was originally called Buglas, an old Hiligaynon word thought to mean "cut off", as it is believed that the island was separated from a larger landmass by rising waters during the last ice age. Among its earliest inhabitants were the dark-skinned Ati people, one of several aboriginal Negrito ethnic groups dispersed throughout Southeast Asia that possesses a unique culture. The westernmost portions of the island soon fell under the nominal rule of the Confederation of Madja-as from the neighboring islands of Panay and Guimaras.
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