Location and land area
Biliran is an island province located on the eastern part of the Visayas group of islands. It lies within the geographic coordinates of 11o 28’ 00” to 11o 50’ 00” latitude and 124o 37’ 00” longitude. It is bounded on the east by the Samar Sea, on the west by the Strait of Biliran, on the north by the Visayas Sea, and on the south by Carigara Bay.
This island province is located about 123 kilometers north of Tacloban City, the regional center. Biliran is composed of eight municipalities namely: Almeria, Biliran, Cabucgayan, Caibiran, Culaba, Kawayan, Maripipi and the capital town of Naval. There are 132 barangays, of which 20 are classified as urban and 112 are rural. Biliran is represented as a lone district in the House of Representatives.