Palawan is an island in the Philippines under the jurisdiction of the province of Palawan. Major marine waterbodies adjacent to the island include Sulu Sea and South China Sea.

Palawan has an approximate area of 11,690.44 square kilometers or 4,513.68 square miles, and roughly has a coastline length of 1,892.29 kilometers or 1,175.82 miles. The island is situated at approximately 9.8775, 118.6766.

Cities and towns

There are 13 cities/municipalities covering the island of Palawan, as shown in the following list:


  1. Land area figures and coastline length were calculated from OpenStreetMap data.
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