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Municipality of Roxas
Roxas Palawan - panoramio.jpg
Map of Palawan with Roxas highlighted
Map of Palawan with Roxas highlighted
Roxas is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°20′N 119°20′E / 10.33°N 119.33°E / 10.33; 119.33Coordinates: 10°20′N 119°20′E / 10.33°N 119.33°E / 10.33; 119.33
Country  Philippines
Region Mimaropa (Region IV-B)
Province Palawan
District 1st district of Palawan
Founded 1951
Barangays 31 (see Barangays)
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Maria Angela V. Sabando
 • Electorate 38,472 voters (2016)
 • Total 1,177.56 km2 (454.66 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 65,358
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5308
PSGC 175318000
IDD:area code +63 (0)48
Climate type tropical climate
Income class 1st municipal income class

Roxas, officially the Municipality of Roxas, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 65,358 people.[3]

Roxas was created in 1951 from the barrios of Tinitian, Caramay, Rizal, Del Pilar, Malcampo, Tumarbong, Taradungan, Ilian, and Capayas of Puerto Princesa.[4]

It is located on the eastern coast of the island.


Roxas is politically subdivided into 31 barangays. Bagong Bayan was formerly a sitio of Ilian which is now part of the municipality of Dumaran).[5]

  • Abaroan
  • Antonino
  • Bagong Bayan
  • Caramay
  • Dumarao
  • Iraan
  • Jolo
  • Magara (Arasan)
  • Malcampo
  • Mendoza
  • Narra (Minara)
  • New Barbacan (Retac)
  • New Cuyo
  • Barangay 1 (Poblacion)
  • Rizal
  • Salvacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Miguel
  • San Nicolas
  • Sandoval
  • Tagumpay
  • Taradungan
  • Tinitian
  • Tumarbong
  • Barangay II (Poblacion)
  • Barangay III (Poblacion)
  • Barangay IV (Poblacion)
  • Barangay V (Poblacion) (Porao Islan)
  • Barangay VI (Poblacion) (Johnson Is)
  • Nicanor Zabala


Population census of Roxas
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 9,329 —    
1970 16,341 +5.76%
1975 19,976 +4.11%
1980 24,890 +4.50%
1990 36,604 +3.93%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 44,370 +3.67%
2000 47,242 +1.35%
2007 51,084 +1.08%
2010 61,058 +6.71%
2015 65,358 +1.30%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Roxas, Palawan, was 65,358 people,[3] with a density of 56 inhabitants per square kilometre or 150 inhabitants per square mile.

Coco Loco Island Resort in Roxas


  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Palawan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An act creating the municipality of Roxas, province of Palawan". Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitio of Bagongbayan in the Barrio of Ilian, Municipality of Roxas, Province of Palawan, into a Barrio". Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  8. ^ "Province of Palawan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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