MIMAROPA, is a region of peace, cultural pride and self-managed communities of empowered families. Within five years from its creation, MIMAROPA is the new gateway to the Southern Philippines and the food basket of Metro Manila and CALABARZON
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PALAWAN
 
"The Philippines Last Frontier"
 
Capital: Puerto Princesa City
Founded: March 10, 1917
Population:
2000 census—755,412 (31st largest)
Density—51 per km² (3rd lowest)
Area: 14,896.3 km² (largest)
Divisions:
Highly urbanized cities—0
Component cities—1
Municipalities—23
Barangays—432
Congressional districts—2
Languages: Tagalog, Ilonggo, Tausug, Batak, Tagbanua, Palawanun, Cuyunon
Governor: Mario Joel T. Reyes (2004-2007)

Palawan is the Philippines’ “LAST FRONTIER”. It was declared as a nature sanctuary wrapped in a mantle of rain forest, outstanding dive sites, majestic mountains, primeval caves and pristine beaches. It showcases and exotic flora and fauna, like the mousedeer and the scaly anteater that are found no where else in the world. El Nido Marine Reserve; Puerto Princesa Subterranean National Park; Tubattaha Reef National Park; Ursula Island Game Refuge and Bird Sanctuary are among the prime tourist attractions in the province.
Eco-Tourism Destinations:
Calauit Wildlife Sanctuary,Saint Paul Subterranean River National Park, El Nido Marine Reserve, Tubbataha Reef Marine National Park, Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape and Seascape, Ursula Island Game Refuge & Bird Sanctuary, Palawan Flora & Fauna Watershed Reserve project, Dimakya Island, Kaniki Island, Tabon Cave

Resorts:
Busuanga/Coron:
Club Paradise, Coral bay, Discovery Link, Dive Link, Evergreen Dive Resort, Lamud Island Resort, Maricaban Bay Resort, Rio Playa Beach Resort, Sangat Island Reserve
Cuyo: Amanpulo
El Nido: Dolarog Beach resort, Lagen & Miniloc Resort, Malapacao Island
Port Barton:Green View Resort
Roxas: Coco Loco Island Resort
Sabang: Sabang Beach Resort
Taytay: Club Noah Isabelle
Pto. Princesa City: Dos Palmas Arreceffi, Marina de Bay, Princesa Holiday Resort,Crystal Paradise Resort

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