Oriental Mindoro

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Oriental Mindoro is a province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon. Its capital is Calapan City and occupies the eastern half of the island of Mindoro; Occidental Mindoro is at the western half. On the east of the province lies the Sibuyan Sea and Romblon. To the north is Batangas across the Verde Island Passage. The Semirara Islands of Antique are to the south.

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Oriental Mindoro
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Region: MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Capital: Calapan City
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—681,818 (34th largest)
Density—156 per km² (28th lowest)
Area: 4,364.7 km² (27th largest)
Languages: Tagalog, Kamangyan
Governor: Bartolome L. Marasigan (2004-2007)
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Oriental Mindoro is famous among tourists for Puerto Galera. This municipality, only a few hours from Manila, boasts of splendid white beach resorts and diving spots. For the adventurous, Mt. Halcon, on the western border of the province provides one of the most challenging mountain climbing experiences in the Philippines.

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Oriental Mindoro is subdivided into 14 municipalities and 1 city.

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Regions and Provinces of Luzon
Ilocos Region: Ilocos Norte | Ilocos Sur | La Union | Pangasinan
Cagayan Valley: Batanes | Cagayan | Isabela | Nueva Vizcaya | Quirino
Central Luzon: Aurora | Bataan | Bulacan | Nueva Ecija | Pampanga | Tarlac | Zambales
CALABARZON: Batangas | Cavite | Laguna | Quezon | Rizal
MIMAROPA: Marinduque | Occidental Mindoro | Oriental Mindoro | Palawan | Romblon
Bicol Region: Albay | Camarines Norte | Camarines Sur | Catanduanes | Masbate | Sorsogon
Cordillera Adm. Region: Abra | Apayao | Benguet | Ifugao | Kalinga | Mountain Province
Metro Manila: No provinces
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no:Oriental Mindoro

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