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Leyte Province encompasses the northern half of Leyte Island in the Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) of the Philippines. Also known as Northern Leyte Province. In the Cebuano language known as Amihanang Leyte. Borders Southern Leyte Province to the south. Borders Samar Island to the northeast and Mindanao Island to the south, and San Pedro Bay and Leyte Gulf to the east and the Surigao Strait to the southeast.
Leyte Province Locations
Leyte Gulf located to the east of Leyte.
San Pedro Bay located at the northwest end of Leyte Gulf bordering eastern Leyte.
Tacloban (Tacloban City) provincial capital of Leyte Province includes Tacloban Airfield.
Palo (Polo) located on the east coast includes the U. S. Army landing location Red Beach and MacArthur Landing
Tanauan located outside Tacloban includes Tanauan Airfield.
Tarragona (Tarraguna, Tarraguna, McArthur, MacArthur) located on the eastern coast of Leyte.
Dulag located on the eastern coast of Leyte site of U. S. Army landing and Dulag Airfield.
San Pablo located inland from the east coast of Leyte includes San Pablo Airfield.
Burouen (Burauen) located inland from the eastern coast of Bayug.
Buri located inland from the eastern coast of Leyte includes Buri Airfield.
Ormoc located on the west coast of Leyte borders Ormoc Bay.
Ormoc Bay located on the west coast of Leyte.
Carigara (Garigara) located on the north coast of Leyte.
Carigara Bay borders the north coast of Leyte.
Palompon (Palompan) located on the west coast of Leyte.
Pinamopoan located on the northwest coast of Leyte.
Leyte Province Airfields
Bayug Airfield (Burouen, Burauen) located near Burouen (Burauen) inland from eastern Leyte
Buri Airfield (Buro) located near Buri in eastern Leyte built by the Japanese and used by U. S.
Dulag Airfield located at Dulag on eastern Leyte built by the Japanese and used by U. S.
Ormoc Airfield located near Ormoc used by the Japanese.
San Pablo Airfield located at San Pablo on eastern Leyte built by the Japanese and used by U. S.
Tacloban Airfield (Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport) located at Tacloban at the northeast of Leyte.
Oct 20, 1944
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