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Province o Palawan
Palawan Provincial Caipitol
Palawan Provincial Caipitol
Banner o Palawan
Official seal of Palawan
  • Philippines' Best Island[3]
  • Philippines' Last Frontier[4][5]
  • The (Spainiards') Laund o Promise[6]
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°00′N 118°50′E / 10°N 118.83°E / 10; 118.83Coordinates: 10°00′N 118°50′E / 10°N 118.83°E / 10; 118.83
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RegionMimaropa (Region IV-B) (in transeetion[1][2])
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 • GovrenorJose C. Alvarez (NFC)
 • Vice GovrenorVictorino Dennis M. Socrates (NUP)
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Area rank1st oot o 81
 (excludes Puerto Princesa)
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 • Rank31st oot o 81
 • Density rank79t oot o 81
 (excludes Puerto Princesa)
 • Independent ceeties
 • Component ceeties0
 • Municipalities
 • Barangays
 • Destricts1st tae 3rd destricts o Palawan (shared wi Puerto Princesa Ceety)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PHT)
ZIP Code
IDD:aurie code+63 (0)48
ISO 3166 codePH
Spoken leids

Palawan (Tagalog pronunciation: [paˈlawan]), offeecially the Province o Palawan (Filipino: Lalawigan ng Palawan; Hiligaynon: Kapuoran sang Palawan; Spaingie: Provincia de Palawan), is an airchipelagic province o the Philippines that is locatit in the Mimaropa region.

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  1. President of the Philippines (23 Mey 2005). "Executive Order No. 429 s. 2005". Official Gazette. Philippine Government.
  2. President of the Philippines (19 August 2005). "Administrative Order No. 129 s. 2005". Official Gazette. Philippine Government.
  3. "World's Best Islands 2013".Travel + Leisure. 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016
  4. "Environment and development in coastal regions and in small islands: The points man in the Philippines' last frontier" (Extract from UNESCO Sources (131) published on February, 2001, page 14). UNESCO. Februar 2001. Retrieved 12 Februar 2015. The Island Province of Palawan, often called the Philippines’ last frontier, has a unique concentration of UNESCO coastal and small island initiatives.
  5. "Palawan Biodiversity Corridor The Philippines' last biodiversity frontier". Conservation International Philippines. Retrieved 12 Februar 2015.
  6. "The Mysterious Paradise of Palawan". Private Islands Magazine. Retrieved 12 Februar 2015. A naturally rich region with abundant forests and fishing, there’s little wonder that early Spanish explorers referred to Palawan as the ‘Land of Promise’.
  7. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 Mey 2014.