Map of Palawan with Linapacan highlighted
|Region||MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)|
|Congr. district||1st district|
|• Mayor||Jessie F. Del Prado|
|• Total||195.44 km2 (75.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||73/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
When Spaniards came in the 16th century, they made a fortress called Caseledan Port and Eli Port to be able to protect against Moro raiders.
In 1954, the islands of San Miguel, Cabunlawan, Nangalao, Decabaitot,Maroyogroyog,New Colaylayan, San Nicolas, Calibangbangan, Pical, and Barangonan were separated from Coron to form the town of Linapacan.
In October 2013, the Daily News Dig (www.dailynewsdig.com) proclaimed the waters of Linapacan Island so clear that the said global website put it on the top of their list of 35 waters to swim in around the world before one dies.
Linapacan is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.
- Barangonan (Iloc)
- New Culaylayan
- San Miguel (Pob.)
- San Nicolas
|Population census of Linapacan|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
- "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
- "Province: PALAWAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
- "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
- "An Act to Create the Municipality of Linapacan in the Province of Palawan". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11.
- "Province of Palawan". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
|South China Sea||Sulu Sea / Agutaya|
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