Four island provinces compose the region; Bohol,Cebu, Negros Oriental,
and Siquijor. BoholStrait and Tañon Strait separate the four provinces.
Region 7 is the second smallest region in the country with a total land
area of 14,951.5 square kilometers. This constitutes 5 percent of the country’s land area. Negros Oriental accounts for the largest share of the regional land (36%), followed by Cebu (34%),
Bohol (28%) and Siquijor (2%).