The Capiznons or Capizeños refer to the people who are native to or have roots in Roxas City and the province of Capiz, located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines.[2] located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines. It is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island.

Capiznon people (Capizeño)
Total population
761,384 (2015) [1]
Regions with significant populations
Philippines Philippines
(Capiz, Aklan, Iloilo, and Masbate)
Languages
Visayan (mainly Capiznon, followed by Hiligaynon, and Igbok), Filipino, English and Spanish.
Related ethnic groups
Filipinos (Hiligaynons, Karay-a, Masbateños, other Visayans), Austronesian peoples

They are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.

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Notable Capiznons (Capizeños)Edit

This list includes people with roots from Capiz.

ArtEdit

BusinessEdit

PoliticsEdit

EntertainmentEdit

MediaEdit

  • Paolo Bediones, Filipino commercial model, television host, journalist, newscaster and radio announcer
  • Kara David, television host and journalist.

MedicineEdit

MusicEdit

Beauty PageantsEdit

Social sciencesEdit

SportsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://rsso06.psa.gov.ph/psacapiz
  2. ^ "Capiznon - Ethnic Groups of the Philippines". ethnicgroupsphilippines.com.
  3. ^ http://www.pinoyfraternity.com/lofiversion/index.php/t295.html
  4. ^ http://www.philstar.com/entertainment/556872/ryan-wont-let-sad-past-ruin-his-future.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-10-18. Retrieved 2016-10-15.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Sports, ABS-CBN. "MEET THE BELOS: Mac and Dr. Vicki finally meet!". ABS-CBN News.
  7. ^ "Jovita Fuentes was born in the town of Capiz February 15, 1895". The Kahimyang Project.
  8. ^ "Josefa Abiertas". www.oocities.org.
  9. ^ Corp, ABS-CBN. "MEET THE BELOS: Mac and Dr. Vicki finally meet!". ABS-CBN SPORTS.