Ilin Island

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Ilin
Ilin is located in Philippines
Ilin
Ilin
Geography
Location San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
Coordinates 12°13′N 121°05′E / 12.217°N 121.083°E / 12.217; 121.083Coordinates: 12°13′N 121°05′E / 12.217°N 121.083°E / 12.217; 121.083
Area 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Country
Region MIMAROPA - 4B
Province Occidental Mindoro
Municipality San Jose

Ilin Island is a small island in the Philippines. Measuring 47 square kilometres,[1] and located south of Mindoro, the island is home to the Ilin Island Cloudrunner, an endangered species of cloud rat.[2]

Politically the island is part of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro and is divided into ten barangays namely Ansiray, Bankal, Catayungan, Ilin, Inasakan, Ipil, Labangan Ilin, Natandol and Pawican.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van Oosterzee, Penny (1997). Where Worlds Collide: The Wallace Line. Cornell University Press. p. 193. ISBN 9780801484971. 
  2. ^ John P. Rafferty, ed. (15 January 2011). Rats, Bats, and Xenarthrans. Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services. p. 26. 
  3. ^ "General Land Plan Use (2002-2010)". San Jose, Occidental Mindoro - Municipal Website.