This article is about the island in the Visayas, Philippines. For other uses, see Panay (disambiguation).Not to be confused with Panay Island (Catanduanes)."Po-ni" redirects here. For the former state in Borneo, see History of Brunei.PanayPanay island in red,
its associated islands in yellowPanayLocation within the PhilippinesGeographyLocationSouth East AsiaCoordinates11°09′N 122°29′ECoordinates: 11°09′N 122°29′EArchipelagoVisayasAdjacent bodies of waterCuyo East PassGuimaras StraitIloilo StraitJintotolo ChannelPanay GulfSibuyan SeaSulu SeaVisayan SeaArea12,011 km2 (4,637 sq mi)Area rank65thHighest elevation2,117 m (6,946 ft)Highest pointMount MadiasAdministrationPhilippinesRegionWestern VisayasProvincesAklanAntiqueCapizIloiloLargest settlementIloilo City (pop. 424,619)DemographicsPopulation4,031,636 (as of 2010)Density335.66 /km2 (869.36 /sq mi)Ethnic groupsAtiVisayans (AklanonCapiznon CaluyanonHiligaynon Karay-a)Suludnon
Panay (/pəˈnaɪ/; Tagalog: [pɐˈnaj]) 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 is the Sibuyan Sea and the islands of Romblon; to the southwest is the Sulu Sea and the Panay Gulf.
The island, bisected by Central Panay Mountain Range, has many rivers including Akean, Sibalom River in Antique,Jalaur River, Jaro River (inc. Ticud and Aganan tributaries), Banica, Sibalom, Tipulu-an, Mao-it, Iloilo, and Panay.Mount Porras is one of the highest peak on the island.