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Azhagho Azhaghu - Samar Official Full Video Song HD
Azhagho Azhaghu - Samar Official Full Video Song HD
::2013/01/12::
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samar & hassan
samar & hassan
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Have you visited Northern Samar
Have you visited Northern Samar's pink beach?
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Samar - Azhago Azhagu Song
Samar - Azhago Azhagu Song
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mohanad et samar
mohanad et samar
::2011/06/08::
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Yasmine Hamdan - Samar
Yasmine Hamdan - Samar
::2012/06/14::
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Samar climax
Samar climax
::2013/02/11::
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Vellai Maiyil - Samar Official Full Song Video Vishal, Trisha
Vellai Maiyil - Samar Official Full Song Video Vishal, Trisha
::2013/01/08::
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Wonders of Samar Island
Wonders of Samar Island
::2009/08/10::
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Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Guiuan, Eastern Samar
Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Guiuan, Eastern Samar
::2013/11/10::
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Samar Movie Official Trailer
Samar Movie Official Trailer
::2012/12/20::
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Aziz Berkani & Samar Ray - Ya Mhayni
Aziz Berkani & Samar Ray - Ya Mhayni
::2010/12/19::
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Laly Raï ft Samar Ray & Lalime - Regrets
Laly Raï ft Samar Ray & Lalime - Regrets
::2012/07/15::
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Samar Thiruttuvcd MADE by SRIERAAM
Samar Thiruttuvcd MADE by SRIERAAM
::2013/01/20::
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samar & mohanad BB 3omry mansetak
::2011/09/27::
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Azhagho Azhaghu - Samar Official Full Song Video Vishal, Trisha, Sunaina
Azhagho Azhaghu - Samar Official Full Song Video Vishal, Trisha, Sunaina
::2013/01/07::
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Samar & Mohanad -fe3younak فعيونك - سمر و مهند
Samar & Mohanad -fe3younak فعيونك - سمر و مهند
::2012/06/30::
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danse orientale, démonstration de Samar
danse orientale, démonstration de Samar
::2011/09/01::
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JAD TAK HAI JAAN - OFFICIAL VIDEO - SAMAR & AMAR
JAD TAK HAI JAAN - OFFICIAL VIDEO - SAMAR & AMAR
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Samar trailer
Samar trailer
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La Batalla de Samar
La Batalla de Samar
::2013/10/16::
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Nicky Astria  -   Samar Bayangan
Nicky Astria - Samar Bayangan
::2014/02/22::
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Hikayat Samar - Episode 50
Hikayat Samar - Episode 50
::2013/06/05::
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Azhagho Azhaghu - Samar Official Full Song
Azhagho Azhaghu - Samar Official Full Song
::2013/01/08::
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Samar, Philippines - Beautiful Tropical Island Paradise
Samar, Philippines - Beautiful Tropical Island Paradise
::2011/08/03::
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Crime Patrol - Doctor Samar Takes The Initiative - Episode 75 - 13th January 2012
Crime Patrol - Doctor Samar Takes The Initiative - Episode 75 - 13th January 2012
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Azhago Azhagu 1080p HD Bluray Video Song (Samar)
Azhago Azhagu 1080p HD Bluray Video Song (Samar)
::2013/01/07::
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SAMAR Tempered Glass screen protector for Galaxy S5
SAMAR Tempered Glass screen protector for Galaxy S5
::2014/04/11::
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SAMAR Screen Protector  installation guide - Samsung Galaxy S4 IV GT-i9500 - By VEO
SAMAR Screen Protector installation guide - Samsung Galaxy S4 IV GT-i9500 - By VEO
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Giporlos, Eastern Samar in ruins after Yolanda
Giporlos, Eastern Samar in ruins after Yolanda
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Regua Pratika com Samar Kauss
Regua Pratika com Samar Kauss
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danse orientale Samar et les étoiles d
danse orientale Samar et les étoiles d'Orient
::2012/01/04::
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Aziz El Berkani et cheba samar
Aziz El Berkani et cheba samar
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Cedric Lee arrested in Samar
Cedric Lee arrested in Samar
::2014/04/26::
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SAMAR ray  ya mhayni
SAMAR ray ya mhayni
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Anica Dobra udara samar Ivanu Ivanovicu...
Anica Dobra udara samar Ivanu Ivanovicu...
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Samar Ray - Beghito we beghani.
Samar Ray - Beghito we beghani.
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Lapinig Northern Samar Band.
Lapinig Northern Samar Band.
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Samar Ray - Hbibi Malou
Samar Ray - Hbibi Malou
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Samar Ray & Abdelmoula _ Manmchich Manmchich M3ak
Samar Ray & Abdelmoula _ Manmchich Manmchich M3ak
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aziz el berkani et samar rai 2013 lmima d3i li belkhir
aziz el berkani et samar rai 2013 lmima d3i li belkhir
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SAMAR KAUSS - VÍDEO AULA RÉGUAS PRÁTIKA
SAMAR KAUSS - VÍDEO AULA RÉGUAS PRÁTIKA
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Isla Han Samar(Slow Kuratsa)
Isla Han Samar(Slow Kuratsa)
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Cedric Lee and Zimmer Raz Arrested in Samar
Cedric Lee and Zimmer Raz Arrested in Samar
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Samar Bayangan Nicky Astria
Samar Bayangan Nicky Astria
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Dhoom:3 Samar & Samir Last Conversion
Dhoom:3 Samar & Samir Last Conversion
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DISCOVER CATBALOGAN CITY,SAMAR PHILIPPINES
DISCOVER CATBALOGAN CITY,SAMAR PHILIPPINES
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Episode 10 - Samar Wal Regal الحلقة العاشرة - سمر والرجال
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Samar
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Map of the Philippines showing the location of Samar
Samar is located in Philippines
Samar
Samar Island (Philippines)
Geography
Location South East Asia
Archipelago Visayas
Area 12,849 km2 (4,961 sq mi)
Area rank 63rd
Country
Philippines
Province Samar province, Northern Samar, and Eastern Samar
Demographics
Population 1,783,690 (as of 2010)
Density 138.8 /km2 (359.5 /sq mi)

Samar (/ˈsɑːmɑr/ SAH-mar) is an island in the Visayas, within the central Philippines. The island is divided into three provinces: Samar province (the Mainland of Samar), Northern Samar province, and Eastern Samar province. These three provinces, along with the provinces on the nearby islands of Leyte and Biliran are part of the Eastern Visayas region.

Samar is the easternmost island in the Visayas. The island is separated from Leyte by the San Juanico Strait, which at its narrowest point is only about two kilometers across. This strait is crossed by the San Juanico Bridge. Samar lies southeast of the Bicol Peninsula on Luzon, the country's largest island; the San Bernardino Strait separates the two. To the south of Samar is the Leyte Gulf, the site of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, one of the most decisive naval battles during the Second World War. The gulf opens out into the Philippine Sea, found to the east of Samar and is part of the Pacific Ocean.

History[edit]

Samar was the first island of the Philippines sighted by the Spanish expedition of Ferdinand Magellan on 16 March 1521 after having left the Mariana Islands. Realizing he had arrived to an archipielago he charted the islands as San Lazaro (Saint Lazarus in Spanish) because they were sighted on Lazarus Saturday. Even if Samar was the first island of the Philippines sighted by Magellan, he did not land and continued sailing south till, after anchoring in Suluan Island, he finally landed on Homonhon Island on 17 March 1521.[1]

Panapukan Beach on Samar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parr, Charles McKew So Noble a Captain: The Life and Times of Ferdinand Magellan Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1953. p.431

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Coordinates: 12°00′N 125°00′E / 12.000°N 125.000°E / 12.000; 125.000


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