Mimaropa

region of the Philippines


MIMAROPA, also known as Southern Tagalog Islands,[1] is a region of the Philippines.[2] The provinces of the region are Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan.[3] The capital is Calapan.

Map of Philippines showing MIMAROPA in the Luzon island group

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and El Nido Marine Reserve Park are in the region.

HistoryEdit

The MIMAROPA region was created by Executive Order No. 103 in 2002.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Philippine Environmental Management Bureau "EMB Central and Regional Offices" Archived 2013-05-12 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2013-4-23.
  2. MIMAROPA is an acronym. It stands for Occidental MIndoro and Oriental MIndoro, MArinduque, ,ROmblon and PAlawan.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "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.

Coordinates: 10°40′N 119°30′E / 10.667°N 119.500°E / 10.667; 119.500