Central Visayas is a region of the Philippines, designated as Region VII. It is located in the central part of the Visayas island group, and consists of three provinces—Bohol, Cebu, and Siquijor— and the highly urbanized cities of Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue. The region is dominated by the native speakers of Cebuano. Cebu City is its regional center.
The land area of the region is 9,659.19 km². As of the 2010 census, it has a population of 6,800,180 people, making it the 5th most populous of the country's 17 regions.