Samar is an island in the Philippines covering the provinces of Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, and Samar. Major marine waterbodies adjacent to the island include Philippine Sea, Janabatas Channel, Leyte Gulf, Samar Sea, and San Bernardino Strait.

Samar has an approximate area of 12,802.79 square kilometers or 4,943.16 square miles, and roughly has a coastline length of 1,261.91 kilometers or 784.12 miles. The island is situated at approximately 11.7989, 125.1686.

Cities and towns

There are 64 cities/municipalities covering the island of Samar, as shown in the following list:



  1. Land area figures and coastline length were calculated from OpenStreetMap data.
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