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Negros Oriental, a laid-back province situated in the southeastern portion of Negros Island, Visayas, Philippines. Surrounded on the north and west by its neighboring province, Negros Occidental; the province is a breathtaking mix of culture and modernization. Dumaguete City is the capitol of Negros Oriental. The government is also located in the capitol area of the City. The province is divided from Cebu Island by the TaƱon Strait. Siquijor Island and the dive paradise of Apo Island lay also to the east. The northern parts of Mindanao can be seen in good conditions from the south of Negros Oriental.

Negros Oriental, despite the tourism hub that it is, is still filled with vast fertile land. As such, the primary industry in the province is agriculture; with primary crops such as corn, rice, coconut, and sugarcane. Meanwhile in coastal areas, fishing is considered as the main source of livelihood. In other parts of the province, people are involved in fish ponds, cattle ranches, logging, and mineral deposit digs.

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