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Province of Leyte, Beautiful Leyte

An island in the Visayas region of the Philippines. Located 10°50′N 124°50′E with an area of 7,367.6 km2 home of 2.4 million people.

A place where to find the Landing of Gen. Douglas McArthur during WWII.

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The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park in Red Beach, Palo, marks the American liberation forces landing. It also has a lagoon where the life-size statues of Gen. MacArthur stands albeit the true landing General McArthur set foot takes place on Dulag, Leyte.

Kalangaman (Calanggaman) Island in Palompon, Leyte is a virgin island with famous two pure white long sandbars.

The San Juanico Bridge is the longest bridge in the Philippines

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Most devastated province by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in 2013. Almost 70 to 80% of the structures in its path on Leyte province were destoyed. An estimated 10,000 people have died and up to 620,000 people have been displaced across the region.

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