|Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Mount Mantalingajan as seen from Ransang, Rizal
Location within Palawan province
|Region||MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)|
|Congr. district||2nd district|
|Founded||April 14, 1983|
|• Mayor||Norman Ong|
|• Total||1,256.47 km2 (485.13 sq mi)|
|• Density||34/km2 (88/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
Rizal, officially the Municipality of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, is a first class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 42,759 people.
Prior to its formation as a separate municipality, the place was known as Tarumpitao Point and was part of the Municipality of Quezon. By virtue of Batas Pambansa Blg. 386, it was formed as a municipality on April 14, 1983, called Marcos. It was renamed after José Rizal in 1987 through Republic Act No. 6652.
- Campong Ulay
- Punta Baja
Among the ethnic groups in Rizal are the Tao't Bato people. These people settle in caves during the rainy season and resides at Singnapan Valley area in Barangay Ransang.
|Population census of Rizal|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
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- "Republic Act No. 6652 - An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Marcos, Province of Palawan, to Municipality of Dr. Jose P. Rizal". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
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- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
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|South China Sea||Brooke's Point|
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