Puerto Princesa

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', officially the ', (Cuyonon: Siyudad i'ang Puerto Princesa; Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa; Ciudad de Puerto Princesa), and often referred to as Puerto Princesa City, is a Highly Urbanized City in the.wikipedia
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Palawan

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It is a city located in the western province of Palawan, and westernmost city in the Philippines.
Its capital is the city of Puerto Princesa, but the city is governed independently from the province as a highly urbanized city.

Cities of the Philippines

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It is a city located in the western province of Palawan, and westernmost city in the Philippines. ', officially the ', (Cuyonon: Siyudad i'ang Puerto Princesa; Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa; Ciudad de Puerto Princesa), and often referred to as Puerto Princesa City, is a Highly Urbanized City in the.
Iwahig in Puerto Princesa).

Port of Puerto Princesa

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In May 1872, the Port of Puerto Princesa became the center of Spanish Naval Operations in the area because the Bay met all the Navy’s requirements.
The Port of Puerto Princesa is the Palawan baseport of the Philippine Ports Authority.

Palawan massacre

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The Filipino Constabulary barracks was the scene of the Palawan Massacre, just before liberation with the allied Invasion of Palawan.
The Palawan massacre occurred on 14 December 1944, during World War II, near the city of Puerto Princesa in the Philippine province of Palawan.

Ramon Mitra Jr.

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The town was converted into a city on 1 January 1970 under R.A. 5906 as amended by P.D. 437, through the effort of then Congressman Ramon Mitra, Jr. Feliberto R. Oliveros, Jr. became the first City Mayor.
Mitra was born inside the Iwahig Penal Colony in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, to Ramon P. Mitra y Mariño and Purification Villarosa.

Palawan National School

In the year 1936, Governor Heginio Mendoza made a directive on the transfer of the Palawan High School (currently Palawan National School) from the island municipality of Cuyo to the central place of the province, which was the Municipality of Puerto Princesa.
It is currently located in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan with currently more than 5,000 students.

Roxas, Palawan

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In 1951, the barrios of Tinitian, Caramay, Rizal, Del Pilar, Malcampo, Tumarbong, Taradungan, Ilian, and Capayas were separated to form the town of Roxas. It is bound to the east by the Sulu Sea, to the west iby the South China Sea, to the north by the municipalities of San Vicente and Roxas, and to the south by the municipality of Aborlan.
Roxas was created in 1951 from the barrios of Tinitian, Caramay, Rizal, Del Pilar, Malcampo, Tumarbong, Taradungan, Ilian, and Capayas of Puerto Princesa.

Honda Bay

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In May 2001, Abu Sayyaf gunmen entered the luxury Dos Palmas Resort in Honda Bay just off the coast of Puerto Princesa and kidnapped 20 people from the resort, including four resort staff and three Americans.
Honda Bay (Spanish: Bahía Honda, "deep bay") is a bay on the eastern shore of the island of Palawan near Puerto Princesa City in the southwestern Philippines.

San Vicente, Palawan

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It is bound to the east by the Sulu Sea, to the west iby the South China Sea, to the north by the municipalities of San Vicente and Roxas, and to the south by the municipality of Aborlan. Puerto Princesa is accessible by direct flights to and from the major cities of the Philippines, such as Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo & Clark, as well as other parts of Palawan, such as Cuyo, Busuanga, San Vicente and El Nido.
It is located in the north-western side of the main island of Palawan and is 186 km from Puerto Princesa City.

Provinces of the Philippines

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It is a city located in the western province of Palawan, and westernmost city in the Philippines.
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Dos Palmas kidnappings

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In May 2001, Abu Sayyaf gunmen entered the luxury Dos Palmas Resort in Honda Bay just off the coast of Puerto Princesa and kidnapped 20 people from the resort, including four resort staff and three Americans.
Gunmen arrived in two boats early on May 27, 2001, at a resort in Honda Bay to the north of Puerto Princesa City on the island of Palawan.

Aborlan

It is bound to the east by the Sulu Sea, to the west iby the South China Sea, to the north by the municipalities of San Vicente and Roxas, and to the south by the municipality of Aborlan.
It is located 69 km south of Puerto Princesa City.

Abu Sayyaf

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In May 2001, Abu Sayyaf gunmen entered the luxury Dos Palmas Resort in Honda Bay just off the coast of Puerto Princesa and kidnapped 20 people from the resort, including four resort staff and three Americans.
On 27 May 2001, an Abu Sayyaf raid kidnapped about 20 people from Dos Palmas, an expensive resort in Honda Bay, taking them to the north of Puerto Princesa City on the island of Palawan, which had been "considered completely safe".

Tagbanwa

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Indigenous groups include the Tagbanwas, Palawanos, Molbogs and Bataks, each group with its distinct culture and system of beliefs.
They are concentrated in the municipalities of Aborlan, Quezon, and Puerto Princesa.

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

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Most tourists come to Puerto Princesa to visit the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park located 50 km north of the city.
The park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the western coast of the island, about 80 km north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, and contains the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River.

Tubbataha Reef

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The city is also the jump-off point for exploring the Tubbataha Reef.
It is located 150 km southeast of Puerto Princesa City, the capital of Palawan province.

Puerto Princesa International Airport

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The Puerto Princesa International Airport is within the city proper.
Puerto Princesa International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Puerto Princesa; ) is an airport serving the general area of Puerto Princesa, located in the province of Palawan in the Philippines.

El Nido, Palawan

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Puerto Princesa is accessible by direct flights to and from the major cities of the Philippines, such as Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo & Clark, as well as other parts of Palawan, such as Cuyo, Busuanga, San Vicente and El Nido.
It is about 420 km south-west of Manila, and about 238 km north-east of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital.

Edward Hagedorn

Puerto Princesa then Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn unveiled the environment-friendly and economical electric-powered “Trikebayan” (which does not emit any noise or carbon monoxide) at the Kapihan sa Sulo forum, Sulo Hotel, Quezon City.
Edward Solon Hagedorn (born October 12, 1946) is a Filipino politician and former Mayor of Puerto Princesa City.

Visayan languages

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Although the predominant language is Tagalog, Cuyonon is widely spoken and used throughout the whole city, as well as Hiligaynon, other Visayan languages, and English.

Palawan (island)

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Puerto Princesa is located in the midsection of Palawan Island.

Robinsons Place Palawan

There are also a large selection of restaurants, bars and shopping malls, including the Robinsons Place Palawan, NCCC Mall Palawan, Unitop Mall Puerto Princesa, as well as the recently opened SM City Puerto Princesa.
It is located 5 kilometers north of Puerto Princesa city proper along the North National Highway.

Legislative districts of Palawan

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The Legislative Districts of Palawan are the representations of the province of Palawan and the independent city of Puerto Princesa in the various national legislatures of the Philippines.

SM Supermalls

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There are also a large selection of restaurants, bars and shopping malls, including the Robinsons Place Palawan, NCCC Mall Palawan, Unitop Mall Puerto Princesa, as well as the recently opened SM City Puerto Princesa.

Sabang, Cabayugan

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It is within the city of Puerto Princesa belonging to Barangay Cabayugan.