Palawan is the westernmost province of the , the one with the largest land area and with probably the most pristine natural environment away from its settlements. It is regularly voted among the most beautiful islands on Earth.
Photo: RioHondo, CC BY 3.0.

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The or Calamianes are in Palawan province in the . Photo: Sailko, CC BY 3.0.

is the capital of the island province of Palawan. Photo: Daibo Taku, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in the province of Palawan on Busuanga Island. Photo: Riyan0721, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Palawan, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 igo.


is a coastal town in Palawan. comprises 45 islands and islets; limestone cliffs are also found here, which form a Karst backdrop similar to those found in , and . Photo: Maxime Guilbot, CC BY-SA 2.5.

, officially the Municipality of , is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, . Photo: Dublinication, Public domain.

is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Palawan, . Photo: Alexcooper1, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, officially the Municipality of , is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, . Photo: Jimaggro, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small town in Palawan. It has a very fine beach 14 km long and, as of early 2015, is undergoing fairly extensive infrastructure deveopment. Photo: Jimaggro, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, officially the Municipality of , is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, . Photo: Carrie Kellenberger, CC BY 2.0.

is a municipality in Palawan Province, a group of 31 islands in the middle of the Sulu Sea.

is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines.

The are a group of islands in Palawan Province, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a small coastal village in Palawan, . Photo: Hector Garcia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small village in Palawan, . It is used as an entry point to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River. Photo: Kaldari, CC0.


Latitude of center
10° or 10° north
Longitude of center
118.75° or 118° 45' east
149 metres (489 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 305704371
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Propinsi Palawan
  • Afrikaans: Palawan
  • Arabic: Palawan
  • Arabic: بالاوان
  • Asturian: Palawan
  • Balinese: Palawan
  • Banjar: Palawan
  • Belarusian: Правінцыя Палаван
  • Bengali: পালাওয়ান
  • Bulgarian: Палаван
  • Capiznon: Palawan
  • Catalan: Palawan
  • Cebuano: Lalawigan sa Palawan
  • Cebuano: Palawan
  • Central Bikol: Palawan
  • Chavacano: Palawan
  • Chinese: Palawan
  • Chinese: 巴拉望省
  • Croatian: Palawan
  • Czech: Palawan
  • Danish: Palawan
  • Dutch: Palawan
  • English: Province of Palawan
  • Esperanto: Provinco Palavano
  • Estonian: Palawan
  • Finnish: Palawan
  • French: Palawan
  • French: Province de Palawan
  • French: province de Palawan
  • German: Palawan
  • German: Provinz Palawan
  • Gorontalo: Palawan
  • Greek: Παλάουαν
  • Gujarati: પાલાવાન
  • Hebrew: פאלאוון
  • Hebrew: פלאוואן
  • Hebrew: פלאוון
  • Hiligaynon: Palawan
  • Hindi: पलावन
  • Hindi: पालावान
  • Hungarian: Palawan
  • Iloko: Palawan
  • Indonesian: Palawan
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Palawan
  • Italian: provincia di Palawan
  • Japanese: Palawan
  • Japanese: パラワン
  • Japanese: パラワン州
  • Javanese: Palawan
  • Kannada: ಪಾಲವಾನ್
  • Kinaray-A: Palawan
  • Korean: 팔라완주
  • Lao: Palawan
  • Latin: Paragoia
  • Macedonian: Палаван
  • Malay: Palawan
  • Malayalam: പലാവൻ
  • Marathi: पालावान
  • Min Nan Chinese: Palawan
  • Minangkabau: Palawan
  • Norwegian: Palawan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Palawan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Palawan
  • Occitan (post 1500): Palawan
  • Pampanga: Palawan
  • Pangasinan: Palawan
  • Persian: پالاوان
  • Polish: Palawan
  • Portuguese: Palauã
  • Portuguese: Palawan
  • Rinconada Bikol: Palawan
  • Russian: Палаван
  • Scots: Palawan
  • Serbian: Палаван
  • Serbo-Croatian: Palawan
  • Sinhala: පලවන්
  • Slovenian: Palawan
  • South Azerbaijani: پالاوان
  • Spanish: Palawan
  • Spanish: Paragua
  • Spanish: Provincia de Palawan
  • Sundanese: Palawan
  • Swedish: Palawan
  • Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Palawan
  • Tagalog: Palawan
  • Tagalog: Probinsiya ng Palawan
  • Tagalog: Probinsya ng Palawan
  • Tamil: பலவான்
  • Telugu: పాలావాన్
  • Tetum: Palawan
  • Thai: จังหวัดปาลาวัน
  • Thai: ปาลาวัน
  • Turkish: Palawan
  • Ukrainian: Палаван
  • Urdu: پالاوان
  • Vietnamese: Palawan
  • Waray (Philippines): Palawan
  • Welsh: Palawan
  • Provincia di Palawan

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