Basilan (island)


Basilan (island)

Basilan is an island of the Philippines, it contains Basilan Province with its capital Isabela City.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Basilan Island Caecilian — Taxobox name = Basilan Island Caecilian status = DD | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Gymnophiona familia = Ichthyophiidae genus = Ichthyophis species = I. glandulosus binomial = Ichthyophis… …   Wikipedia

  • Basilan Tourism — Basilan is an island province of the Philippines in Mindanao, just off the southern coast of the Zamboanga Peninsula. Basilan is the biggest and northernmost among the major islands of the Sulu Archipelago.Basilan has a variety of natural tourist …   Wikipedia

  • Basilan — Infobox Philippine province name = Basilan sealfile = ph seal basilan.png|100px region = Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) capital = Isabela City (Zamboanga Peninsula) founded = December 27, 1973 pop2000 = 496,503 pop2000rank = 20th… …   Wikipedia

  • Basilan — /beuh see lahn/, n. 1. an island in the Philippines, SW of Mindanao. 495 sq. mi. (1282 sq. km). 2. Formerly, Isabela. a city on this island. 201,407. * * * ▪ island, Philippines  island and city, southern Philippines, in the Celebes Sea. Basilan… …   Universalium

  • Basilan — geographical name 1. island Philippines SW of Mindanao area 495 square miles (1287 square kilometers) 2. city comprising Basilan Island and several small nearby islands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Basilan — /bæˈsilæn/ (say ba seelan) noun 1. the main island in a group of islands in the Philippines, south west of Mindanao. 1282 km2. 2. a town on Basilan Island …   Australian English dictionary

  • Basilan State College — is a state college in the island province of Basilan. Its main campus is located in Isabela City with two college extensions in Lamitan Cityand Maluso Municipality, plus one agricultural and secondary campus in Sta. Clara.References …   Wikipedia

  • Basilan — [bä sē′län] largest island of the Sulu Archipelago, the Philippines, southwest of Mindanao: 495 sq mi (1,282 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Island groups of the Philippines — The Philippines is divided into three island groups of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Luzon and Mindanao are named after their main islands of the same names, while the Visayas (the Visayan Islands) is an archipelago. Divisions The different… …   Wikipedia

  • Basilan — Ba•si•lan [[t]bəˈsi lɑn[/t]] n. 1) geg an island in the Philippines, SW of Mindanao. 495 sq. mi. (1282 sq. km) 2) geg a city on this island. 27,261 …   From formal English to slang


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.