Panaon Island is a small island in the Philippines, in the province of Southern Leyte. It lies south of Leyte, separated from Dinagat to the east, and Mindanao to the southeast by Surigao Strait. The Mindanao Sea lies to the southwest.
Wawa Bridge connecting Panaon and Leyte island
Location within the Philippines
|Adjacent bodies of water|
|Area||191 km2 (74 sq mi)|
|Population||57,703 (as of 2015)|
Panaon is about 30 kilometres (19 mi) long from north to south. The largest town is Liloan, which is connected by a bridge called the Wawa Bridge to the main Leyte Island.