Information about Linapacan Island
Linapacan, officially the Municipality of Linapacan (Tagalog: Bayan ng Linapacan), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,668 people.
When the Spaniards came in the 16th century, they made a fortress called Caseledan Port and Eli Port to be able to protect against Moro raiders.
In 1954, the 10 islands of Barangonan, Cabunlawan, Calibangbangan, Decabaitot, Maroyogroyog, Nangalao, New Calaylayan, Pical, San Miguel, and San Nicolas were separated from Coron to form the town of Linapacan.In October 2013, the Daily News Dig proclaimed the waters of Linapacan Island so clear that the said global website put it on the top of their list of 35 waters to swim in around the world before one dies.
Linapacan is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.
San Miguel (Poblacion)
In the 2015 census, the population of Linapacan was 15,668 people, with a density of 80 inhabitants per square kilometre or 210 inhabitants per square mile.
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