Western Visayas (Filipino: Kanlurang Kabisayaan; Katundanan Bisayás (Hiligaynon); Kasadpangang Bisayás (Cebuano)) is one of the regions of the Philippines, designated as Region VI. It consists of six provinces;
Iloilo and 16 cities making it the region with the highest number of cities. Iloilo City is the regional center. Western Visayas is composed of six provinces and the highly urbanized cities of Bacolod and Iloilo.