MIMAROPA, also known as Southern Tagalog Islands, is a region of the Philippines. It was also called Region IV-B. The provinces of the region are Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan. The capital is Calapan.
The MIMAROPA region was created by Executive Order No. 103 in 2002.
- Philippine Environmental Management Bureau "EMB Central and Regional Offices" Archived 2013-05-12 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2013-4-23.
- MIMAROPA is an acronym. It stands for Occidental MIndoro and Oriental MIndoro, MArinduque, ,ROmblon and PAlawan.
- "Executive Order No. 103, Dividing Region IV into Region IV-A and Region IV-B, Transferring the Province of Aurora to Region III and for Other Purposes" Archived 2016-05-18 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2013-4-23.