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Panay is a triangular island in the Philippines located in the western part of the Visayas. It is about 160 kilometres (100 mi) across, ranking the sixth largest of the islands in the country. Politically, it is divided into four provinces: Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo, all in the Western Visayas Region. It is located southeast of the island of Mindoro and northwest of Negros, separated by the Guimaras Strait. Between Negros and Panay Island lie the island-province of Guimaras. To the north and northeast is the Sibuyan Sea and the islands of Romblon; to the west and southwest is the Sulu Sea and to the south is Panay Gulf.
The island, bisected by Central Panay Mountain Range, has many rivers including Aklan, Jalaur River, Jaro River (including Ticud and Aganan tributaries), Banica, Sibalom, Tipulu-an, Mao-it, Iloilo, and Panay. Mount Madja-as in Antique, is the highest peak on the island at an elevation of 2,117 meters above sea level. Other peaks include Mount Porras, Nangtud, Baloy, and Napulak.