Bataraza is a first class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. The municipality was named after Datu Bataraza Narrazid, a locally influential Muslim chieftain and father of the town's first mayor and former mayor of Brooke's Point, the late Datu Sapiodin Narrazid. Bataraza was part of the municipality of Brooke's Point until 1964 by the virtue of Philippine RA 3425.
According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 63,644 people. Main industries of Bataraza includes farming, fishing, and nickel mining and processing.
Bataraza is located on the southernmost tip of Palawan Island, approximately 225 kilometres (140 mi) from Puerto Princesa City and about five to six hours by land. It has total land area of 957 km².
Bataraza is situated some 775 km (480 mi) southwest of Manila, between roughly 8.3 and 8.75 degrees latitude north of the equator. It stretches approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) in northeasterly to southwesterly direction along the Sulu Sea, from the Malis River to Cape Buliluyan in the south. On the western side, it extends up to Wangly River.