Luzon: Reg. IVb: MIMAROPA Region:

Region IVb: MIMAROPA Region:

Southwestern Tagalog:

Region IV-B also known as the MIMAROPA Region. It is an administrative region in the Philippines located in the southwestern part of Luzon. Its Regional Center is located in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

When Region IV was split into 2 regions IV-A and IV-B. When Region IV-B was created its PSGC # Base was changed to XVII; this is because it was the 17th region created but the Philippine Government.

The name “MIMAROPA” also known as Southwestern Tagalog Region is an acronym that stands for the main islands that make up the region: Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan.

The region of MIMAROPA is comprised of five provinces: Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, and Romblon.

Culturally, the MIMAROPA Region is a melting pot of different traditions and influences, blending indigenous practices with those brought by Spanish and American colonizers. This cultural tapestry is reflected in the region’s architecture, cuisine, and festivals.

This region is blessed with natural beauty, including stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, lush jungles, and diverse marine life. Palawan, in particular, is renowned for its pristine islands and is often hailed as one of the most beautiful places in the world.

The region’s economy relies heavily on agriculture, fishing, and tourism. Its rich natural resources contribute significantly to the nation’s economy, making it an important region for the Philippines.

Overall, the MIMAROPA Region boasts a unique blend of natural wonders, cultural heritage, and economic significance, making it a compelling destination for both tourists and those interested in the diverse tapestry of Filipino culture.

The MIMAROPA Region is an archipelago island region consisting of 5 provinces and is made up of island provinces in the Philippine Sea and the Sulu Sea., with the Island of Luzon to the north-east, and the Visayas Region to the south-east.

PSGC # Base:PSGC #Region #Province
or HUC:
Primary Island:Founded:Capitol:Income Class:Pop. (2020):Area (sq. km.):Area (sq. mi.):Ind. Cities:Comp. Cities:MuncipalitiesBarangays:#
Island Brys:
171740000004-bMarinduqueMarinduque2/21/1920Boac4th239,207952.58367.79006218218
171751000004-bOccidental MindoroMindoro1950Mamburao2nd525,3545,865.702,264.76001116236
171752000004-bOriental MindoroMindoro1955Calapan City1st908,3394,238.401,636.4601144262
171753000004-bPalawanPalawan1818Puerto Princesa City1st939,59414,649.705,656.281023367163
171759000004-bRomblonRomblon3/16/1901Romblon3rd308,9851,533.50592.090017219219
171753160004-bPuerto Princesa City, PalawanPalawan6/21/1961N/A1st307,0792,381.02919.32N/AN/AN/A660
        Pop. (2020):Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
Ind. Cities:Comp. Cities:Muncipalities:Barangays:#
Island Brys:
        Totals:3,228,55829,620.9011,436.7011711,458638
Overview of regional information about Region IVb: MIMAROPA Region (Southwestern Tagalog Region).

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Marinduque:

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 174000000

Marinduque, is an island province and is composed of:

Municipalities:Barangay (of which are Island Barangays):
6218( 218)
PSGC #Town #Creation Date:Municipality:Type:Location:Island:Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
IDD:
Area Code:
Zip Code:Barangays:Island Bry:Income Class:District:
174001000112/8/1622Boac (Capitol)MunicipalityNorth-WestMarinduque Island57,28354,730212.7082.1263 (0) 42490061611st ClassLone District 
174002000211/9/1918BuenavistaMunicipalitySouth-WestMarinduque Island26,04323,98881.2531.3763 (0) 42490415154th ClassLone District 
17400300031609GasanMunicipalityWestMarinduque Island36,19734,828100.8838.9563 (0) 42490525253rd ClassLone District 
17400400041807MogpogMunicipalityNorth TipMarinduque Island34,51634,043108.0641.7263 (0) 42490137373rd ClassLone District 
17400500051609Santa CruzMunicipalityNorth-EastMarinduque Island54,69256,408270.77104.5463 (0) 42490255551st ClassLone District 
17400600061880TorrijosMunicipalitySouth-EastMarinduque Island30,47630,524178.9269.0863 (0) 42490325254th ClassLone District 
Pop.
(2020):
Pop.
(2015):
Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
Barangays:Island Bry:
Totals:239,207234,521952.58367.78218218
Overview of provincial information about the province of Marinduque.

Occidental Mindoro:

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 175100000

Occidental Mindoro is an island province and is situated on the westside of Mindoro Island and is composed of:

Municipalities:Barangay (of which are Island Barangays):
11167 (36)
PSGC #Town #Creation Date:Municipality:Type:Location:Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
IDD:
Area Code:
Zip Code:Barangays:Island
Bry:
Income Class:District:
17510100011902Abra de IlogMunicipalityNorth35,17631,306533.70206.0663 (0) 435108904th ClassLone District 
17510200026/18/1966CalintaanMunicipalitySouth30,19029,826382.50147.6863 (0) 435102704th ClassLone District 
17510300031913Looc MunicipalityLubang Island7,80210,117132.3051.0863 (0) 435111995th ClassLone District 
1751040004 LubangMunicipalityLubang + Cabra Islands17,43718,803113.1043.6763 (0) 43510916164th ClassLone District 
1751050005 MagsaysayMunicipalitySouth Most39,76736,016296.70114.5663 (0) 4351011204th ClassLone District 
17510600061955Mamburao (Capitol)MunicipalityNorth47,70542,975283.51109.4663 (0) 4351061502nd ClassLone District 
17510700071/5/1901PaluanMunicipalityNorth Most18,56616,025564.50217.9563 (0) 4351071204th ClassLone District 
17510800084/3/1969RizalMunicipalitySouth40,42938,263242.5093.6363 (0) 4351031104th ClassLone District 
17510900091906SablayanMunicipalityCenter92,59883,1692,188.80845.1063 (0) 4351042701st ClassLone District 
175110000105/1/1910San JoseMunicipalitySouth + Islands153,267143,430446.70172.4763 (0) 43510038111st ClassLone District 
17511100011 Santa CruzMunicipalityCenter42,41737,484681.40263.0963 (0) 4351051103rd ClassLone District 
Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
Barangays:Island
Bry:
Totals:525,354487,4145,865.712,264.7516736
Overview of provincial information about the province of Occidental Mindoro.

Oriental Mindoro:

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 175200000

Oriental Mindoro is an island province and is situated on the eastside of Mindoro Island and is composed of:

Component City (1):Municipalities:Barangay:
Calapan City14428
PSGC #Town
#
Creation
Date:
Municipality:Type:Coastal/
Inland:
Location:Pop. (2020):Pop.
(2015):
Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
IDD:
Area Code:
Zip Code:Barangays:Income Class:District:
1752010001 BacoMunicipalityCoastalNorth  39,81737,215216.2383.4963 (0) 435201273rd ClassI
1752020002 BansudMunicipalityCoastalCentral42,67140,992343.47132.6163 (0) 435210132nd ClassII
17520300031927BongabongMunicipalityCoastalCentral76,97372,073498.20192.3663 (0) 435211362nd ClassII
1752040004 Bulalacao (San Pedro)MunicipalityCoastalSouth Most44,36639,107321.86124.2763 (0) 435214154th ClassII
17520500051/2/1917Calapan City (Capitol)Component CityCoastalNorth145,786133,893250.0696.5563 (0) 435200622nd ClassI
175206000610/1/1964GloriaMunicipalityCoastalCentral50,49645,073245.5294.8063 (0) 435209293rd ClassII
1752070007 MansalayMunicipalityCoastalSouth59,11454,533446.62172.4463 (0) 435213173rd ClassII
17520800081693NaujanMunicipalityCoastalNorth  109,587102,998503.10194.2563 (0) 435204701st ClassI
17520900091908PinamalayanMunicipalityCoastalCentral90,38386,172282.26108.9863 (0) 435208371st ClassII
175210000101918PolaMunicipalityCoastalNorth  35,45534,701159.3461.5263 (0) 435206234th ClassI
1752110001112/8/1972Puerto GaleraMunicipalityCoastalNorth Most41,96136,606247.8595.7063 (0) 435203131st ClassI
175212000121948RoxasMunicipalityCoastalSouth58,84953,20185.2632.9263 (0) 435212202nd ClassII
175213000132/16/1929San TeodoroMunicipalityCoastalNorth  19,12117,904341.00131.6663 (0) 43520284th ClassI
17521400014 SocorroMunicipalityInlandNorth41,58539,099151.3858.4563 (0) 435207263rd ClassI
1752150001510/15/1955VictoriaMunicipalityInlandNorth  52,17550,492146.2356.4663 (0) 435205322nd ClassI
Pop.
(2020):
Pop.
(2015):
Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
Barangays:
Totals:908,339844,059.004,238.381,636.46428
Overview of provincial information about the province of Oriental Mindoro.

Palawan:

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 175300000

Palawan is a multiple island province and is composed of:

Independent City (1):Municipalities:Barangay (of which are Island Barangays):
Puerto Princesa City (Capitol)14435 (115)
PSGC #Town #Creation Date:Municipality:Type:Location:Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
IDD:
Area Code:
Zip
Code:
Barangays:Island Bry:Income Class:District:
17530100016/28/1949AborlanMunicipalityCenter38,73635,091807.33311.7163 (0) 4853021901st ClassII
1753020002 AgutayaMunicipalityAgutaya Island + Others12,86712,54537.3114.4163 (0) 48532010105th ClassI
17530300031961AraceliMunicipalityDumaran Island-North14,43414,909204.3078.8863 (0) 48531113134th ClassI
17530400041957BalabacMunicipality36 Islands42,52740,142581.60224.5663 (0) 48530720202nd ClassII
17530500051/1/1964BatarazaMunicipalitySouthern Tip85,43975,468726.20280.3963 (0) 4853062201st ClassII
17530600066/28/1949Brooke’s PointMunicipalitySouth-East73,99466,3741,303.40503.2563 (0) 4853051801st ClassII
17530700071950BusuangaMunicipalityBusuanga
+ Calauit Island
25,61722,046392.90151.7063 (0) 48531716163rd ClassI
17530800081810CagayancilloMunicipality31 Islands6,8846,28526.3910.1963 (0) 48532112126th ClassI
17530900091902CoronMunicipalityBusuanga Island-East
+ 50 Islets
65,85551,803689.10266.0663 (0) 48531623231st ClassI
175322000221992CulionMunicipalityCulion Island23,21320,139499.59192.8963 (0) 48531514143rd ClassI
175310000101873CuyoMunicipalityCuyo Island23,48922,36084.9532.8063 (0) 48531817174th ClassI
17531100011 DumaranMunicipalityNorth-East
+ Dumaran Is.-N.
23,52823,734435.00167.9563 (0) 4853101673rd ClassI
175312000121916El Nido (Bacuit)MunicipalityNorth-West Tip
+ 45 Islets
50,49441,606923.26356.4763 (0) 4853131811st ClassI
175321000216/11/1978KalayaanMunicipality8 Islands193184290.00111.9763 (0) 485301115th ClassI
175313000131954LinapacanMunicipality10 Islands16,42415,668195.4475.4663 (0) 48532210105th ClassI
17531400014 MagsaysayMunicipalityCuyo-East
+ 9 Islands
12,60312,19649.4819.1063 (0) 48531411115th ClassI
175315000156/21/1969NarraMunicipalityEast77,94873,212831.73321.1363 (0) 4853192301st ClassII
175316000161872Puerto  Princesa City (Capitol)Independent CityCenter307,079255,1162,381.02919.3263 (0) 4853006601st ClassII
175317000175/15/1951QuezonMunicipalityWest65,28360,980943.19364.1763 (0) 485303/53041401st ClassII
175323000234/14/1983Rizal (Marcos)MunicipalitySouth-West56,16250,0961,256.47485.1363 (0) 4853041101st ClassII
175318000181951RoxasMunicipalityNorth-East69,62465,3581,177.56454.6663 (0) 4853083101st ClassI
175319000191/2/1972San VicenteMunicipalityNorth-West33,50731,2321,462.94564.8463 (0) 4853091001st ClassI
175324000246/5/1995Sofronio EspañolaMunicipalityEast37,41632,876473.91182.9863 (0) 485301902nd ClassII
175320000201623TaytayMunicipalityNorth 83,35775,1651,257.68485.5963 (0) 4853123101st ClassI
Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
Barangays:Island Bry:
Totals:1,246,6731,104,58517,030.756,575.61435155
Overview of provincial information about the province of Palawan.

Romblon:

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 175900000

Romblon is a multiple island province and is composed of:

Municipalities:Barangay (of which are Island Barangays):
17219 (219 )
PSGC #Town #Creation Date:Municipality:Type:Location:Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Area
(sq. km.):
Area (sq. mi.):IDD:
Area Code:
Zip Code:Barangays:Island Bry:Income Class:District:
17590100011730AlcantaraMunicipalityTablas Island17,17116,35160.1223.2163 (0) 42550912125th ClassLone District 
17590200021622Banton (Jones)MunicipalityBanton Island5,7375,53632.4812.5463 (0) 42551517175th ClassLone District 
17590300031744CajidiocanMunicipalitySibuyan Island23,25921,861201.8577.9363 (0) 42551214144th ClassLone District 
17590400041810CalatravaMunicipalityTablas Island11,34210,27586.7033.4863 (0) 425503775th ClassLone District 
17590500051570ConcepcionMunicipalityMaestro de Campo (Sibale) Island3,5614,03719.827.6563 (0) 425516996th ClassLone District 
17590600061574CorcueraMunicipalitySimara Island10,11210,28328.5311.0263 (0) 42551415155th ClassLone District 
175916000161850FerrolMunicipalityTablas Island8,0056,96426.7210.3263 (0) 425506666th ClassLone District 
17590700071730LoocMunicipalityTablas Island21,79922,262132.8251.2863 (0) 42550212124th ClassLone District 
17590800081820MagdiwangMunicipalitySibuyan Island15,38514,142100.7538.9063 (0) 425507995th ClassLone District 
17590900091847OdionganMunicipalityTablas Island49,28445,367185.6771.6963 (0) 42550525252nd ClassLone District 
175910000101571Romblon (Capitol)MunicipalityRomblon Island40,55438,75886.8733.5463 (0) 42550531313rd ClassLone District 
175911000111631San AgustinMunicipalityTablas Island24,11522,598140.4854.2463 (0) 42550015154th ClassLone District 
175912000121920San AndresMunicipalityTablas Island15,94015,589112.0043.2463 (0) 42550113135th ClassLone District 
175913000131636San FernandoMunicipalitySibuyan Island24,17123,271196.8776.0163 (0) 42550412124th ClassLone District 
175914000147/1/1968San JoseMunicipalityCarabao (Hambil) Island11,75910,88122.058.5163 (0) 425313553rd ClassLone District 
175915000151946Santa FeMunicipalityTablas Island17,80216,09863.5224.5363 (0) 42531011115th ClassLone District 
175917000171982Santa Maria (Imelda)MunicipalityTablas Island8,9898,50836.2013.9863 (0) 425508665th ClassLone District 
Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Area
(sq. km.):
Area
(sq. mi.):
Barangays:Island Bry:
Totals:308,985292,7811,533.45592.07219219
Overview of provincial information about the province of Romblon.
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