FACTS ON PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN

Puerto Princesa City (Filipino: Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa), the capital of Palawan, is a first class city in the Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 210,508 people in 33,306 households. It is famous for its crocodile farm, underground river and numerous dive spots. It is also the second largest city in the Philippines (after Davao City) in terms of total land area.

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with its underground river. A distinguishing feature of the river is that it flows directly into the sea, and the lower portion of the river is subject to tidal influences. The area also represents a significant habitat for biodiversity conservation. The site contains a full mountain to the sea ecosystem and protects forests, which are among the most significant in Asia.


FOR MORE TRAVEL TIPS AND FACTS ABOUT PALAWAN, VISIT SHANAH'S BLOG ON DISCOVERING PALAWAN

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4 comments:

  1. Hi, cool site you have here. Thank you so much for sharing what's best of Palawan to the world. Cheers and more power always.

    The Scribe

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  2. Guys! Let's support Subterranean River National Park in Puerto Princesa as one of the 7 new wonders of nature.

    Philippine travel blog

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  3. You might want to check out the Palawan tour packages here.

    http://www.travelfunrelax.com/palawan-tour-package/

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  4. Yes, Palawan is the place place for vacation in Philipines. I love the underground river....It is amazing...

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