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Province o Palawan
Palawan Provincial Caipitol
Palawan Provincial Caipitol
Banner o Palawan
Offeecial seal o Palawan
  • Philippines' Best Island[1]
  • Philippines' Last Frontier[2][3]
  • The (Spainiards') Laund o Promise[4]
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
Kintra Philippines
Region Mimaropa (Region IV-B) (in transeetion[5][6])
Foondit 1818
Caipital Puerto Princesa[*]
 • Govrenor Jose C. Alvarez (NFC)
 • Vice Govrenor Victorino Dennis M. Socrates (NUP)
 • Total 14,649.73 km2 (5,656.29 sq mi)
Aurie rank 1st oot o 81
  (excludes Puerto Princesa)
Population (2015 census)[8]
 • Tot 849,469
 • Rank 31st oot o 81
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Density rank 79t oot o 81
  (excludes Puerto Princesa)
Demonym(s) Palaweño
 • Independent ceeties
 • Component ceeties 0
 • Municipalities
 • Barangays
 • Destricts 1st tae 3rd destricts o Palawan (shared wi Puerto Princesa Ceety)
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP Code 5300–5322
IDD:aurie code +63 (0)48
ISO 3166 code PH
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. "World's Best Islands 2013". Travel + Leisure. 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016
  2. "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. February 2001. Retrieved 12 February 2015. The Island Province of Palawan, often called the Philippines’ last frontier, has a unique concentration of UNESCO coastal and small island initiatives. 
  3. "Palawan Biodiversity Corridor The Philippines' last biodiversity frontier". Conservation International Philippines. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  4. "The Mysterious Paradise of Palawan". Private Islands Magazine. Retrieved 12 February 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’. 
  5. President of the Philippines (May 23, 2005). "Executive Order No. 429 s. 2005". Official Gazette. Philippine Government. 
  6. President of the Philippines (August 19, 2005). "Administrative Order No. 129 s. 2005". Official Gazette. Philippine Government. 
  7. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  8. Census of Population (2015). Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population. PSA. Retrieved 20 Juin 2016.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)