A Place to Savour: Coron Island, Philippines

Coron Island

Coron is the third-largest island in the Calamian Islands in northern Palawan in the Philippines. The island is part of the larger municipality of the same name. It is about 170 nautical miles southwest of Manila and is known for several Japanese shipwrecks of World War II vintage. Because of its unique ecological features, the entire area is protected by several legal proclamations.
  • Max length: 20 km
  • Max width: 9,000 m
  • Population: 2,649 (2010)

 

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  • Coron (Palawan)
    • Coron, officially the Municipality of Coron is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 51,803 people.

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