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    PALAWAN: Best of the Islands Philippines

    Geography

    Palawan is approximately 586 kilometers southwest of Manila, between Mindoro Island on the North, Borneo on the South, China Sea on the west, and Sulo Sea on the east.

    Its total and area of 1,489,655 hectares is spread across the peripheral islands of Busuanga, Culion,Linapacan, Cuyo, Dumaran, Cagayanes, and Balabac.

    Its main island measures 425 kilometers long and averages 40 kilometers wide. Puerto Princesa, the capital City, is the chief seaport and the center of trade and commerce.

    A chain of mountain ranges cut down the length of the main island. The mountain eights average 3,500 in altitude with the highest peak rising to 6,800 feet at Mount Matalingahan. The vast mountain areas are the source of valuable timber. The terrain is a mix of coastal plain, craggy foothills, valley deltas, heavy forest interperesed with riverine artiries that serve as irrigation.

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Source of Information: Department of Tourism, Philippines

    Political Subdivision
    The province is subdivided into one city, Puerto Princesa, and 22 municipalities:

    Municipalities of Palawan
    Aborlan - Agutaya - Araceli - Balabac - Bataraza - Taytay - Busuanga - Cagayancillo - Coron - Cuyo -
    Dumaran - El Nido - Espanola - Kalayaan - Linapacan - Magsaysay - Marcos - Narra - Quezon - San Vicente - Roxas Brooke's Point

    Eleven (11) municipalities are located in the mainland, while 11 others are island municipalities which are accessible by motorized bancas and barges plying the neighboring municipalities from Puerto Princesa City.

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A Day at the Beach

Visions of summer will eventually lead to a day at the beach. It can be at a lake, the ocean, or any sandy area you can find but it no matter what it will be a day to remember. There are many activities that can be done on a beach day, or just go to have fun and relax. By being prepared for a few different scenarios you are sure to have a great time. A Day at the Beach



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