Puerto Princesa City
March 10, 1917
Palawan is located on the western side of the Philippines, stretching from Mindoro down to Borneo. It lies between the South China Seain the northwest and the Sulu in the southeast.
1,780 islands. Mainland Palawan is bisected by three mountain ranges.
650 kilometers long from tip to tip; Mainland is 450 kilometers long
1 City, 23 municipalities and 432 barangays (villages)
892,660 (2007 census)
Tagalog, Cuyonon, Ilonggo, Tausug, Batak, Tagbanwa, Palawano, Kagayen
Warm weather all year round. Two pronounced seasons. The dry season is from November to May, and the wet season from June to August.