The province of Negros Oriental is located on the southeastern part of Negros Island which is located west of
Cebu Island. On its northeast is the province of Negros Occidental while to the southeast
are the island provinces of Bohol and Siquijor. Terrain is hilly
and mountainous with scattered narrow coatal flatlands. The southern part of the province
is dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year. The northern part, on the
other hand, has no pronounced seasons: relatively dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year.
Negros Oriental Provincial Capitol
Famous people from Negros Oriental
Felix V. Makasiar - Supreme Court Chief Justice (1985)
The province is primarily agricultural. like its neighbor, Negros Occidental, Sugar is the primary crop.
Other farm and fishery output in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand metric tons, rank among 79 provinces)
Animal inventory of Negros Oriental in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand, rank among 79 provinces)
Negros Oriental has the potential to become an investment hub. Bio-fuel production have a bright future. Electrical
equipment manufacturing especially for geothermal and bio-fuel plants
can be a viable business to develop in teh province. Opportunities in tourism-related ventures as well as in business process outsourcing
are many. Production of high value ommercial crops such as jatropha and cacao are recommended.