Puerto Princesa City

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Puerto Princesa City
Ph locator palawan puerto princesa.png
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Palawan
Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn (2007-2010)
Barangays 66
Physical characteristics
Area 2,400 km²
Total (2000) 161,912
Density 67/km²

The City of Puerto Princesa (Filipino: Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa) is a first class city in the province of Palawan, Philippines. It is the capital city of Palawan. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 161,912 people in 33,306 households. It is famous for its crocodile farms, underground rivers and dive spots.

UNESCO World Heritage Site: Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park Brief Description

This park features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with an underground river. One of the river's distinguishing features is that it emerges directly into the sea, and its lower portion is subject to tidal influences. The area also represents a significant habitat for biodiversity conservation. The site contains a full 'mountain-to-sea' ecosystem and has some of the most important forests in Asia.

A 1904 nautical chart of Puerto Princesa's harbor
The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with its underground river. A distinguishing feature of the river is that it flows directly into the sea, and the lower portion of the river is subject to tidal influences. The area also represents a significant habitat for biodiversity conservation. The site contains a full mountain to the sea ecosystem and protects forests, which are among the most significant in Asia.

On June 30, 1992, Edward S. Hagedorn was elected Mayor of the city and completed his three term limit of three years for every term. On November of 2002, Hagedorn was re-elected as mayor of the city once again.



Puerto Princesa City is politically subdivided into 66 barangays, 35 in Urban Area and 31 in Rural Area.

  • Babuyan (Rural)
  • Bacungan (Rural)
  • Bagong Bayan (Rural)
  • Bagong Pag-Asa (Urban)
  • Bagong Sikat (Urban)
  • Bagong Silang (Urban)
  • Bahile (Rural)
  • Bancao-bancao (Urban)
  • Binduyan (Rural)
  • Buenavista (Rural)
  • Cabayugan (Rural)
  • Concepcion (Rural)
  • Inagawan (Rural)
  • Irawan (Urban)
  • Iwahig (Rural)
  • Kalipay (Urban)
  • Kamuning (Rural)
  • Langogan (Rural)
  • Liwanag (Urban)
  • Lucbuan (Rural)
  • Mabuhay (Urban)
  • Macarascas (Rural)
  • Magkakaibigan (Urban)
  • Maligaya (Urban)
  • Manalo (Rural)
  • Manggahan (Urban)
  • Maningning (Urban)
  • Maoyon (Rural)
  • Marufinas (Rural)
  • Maruyogon (Rural)
  • Masigla (Urban)
  • Masikap (Urban)
  • Masipag (Urban)
  • Matahimik (Urban)
  • Matiyaga (Urban)
  • Maunlad (Urban)
  • Milagrosa (Urban)
  • Model (Urban)
  • Montible (Rural)
  • Napsan (Rural)
  • New Panggangan (Rural)
  • Pagkakaisa (Urban)
  • Princesa (Urban)
  • Salvacion (Rural)
  • San Jose (Urban)
  • San Miguel (Urban)
  • San Pedro (Urban)
  • San Rafael (Rural)
  • Santa Cruz (Rural)
  • Santa Lourdes (Urban)
  • Santa Lucia (Rural)
  • Santa Monica (Urban)
  • Seaside (Urban)
  • Sicsican (Urban)
  • Simpocan (Rural)
  • Tagabinet (Rural)
  • Tagburos (Urban)
  • Tagumpay (Urban)
  • Tanabag (Rural)
  • Tanglaw (Urban)
  • Mangingisda (Rural)
  • Inagawan Sub-Colony (Rural)
  • Luzviminda (Rural)
  • Mandaragat (Urban)
  • San Manuel (Urban)
  • Tiniguiban (Urban)

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Coordinates: 9°44′N, 118°44′E