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is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...
, off the southern end of Palawan Island. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 25,257 people in 4,723 households. The municipality consists of 30 islands, the largest of which are Balabac
Balabac Island is the southern-most island of the Palawan province in the Philippines, only about north from Sabah, Malaysia, across the Balabac Strait.Administratively, the island forms the main part of Balabac Municipality and is divided into 14 barangays:...
, Bancalan, Bugsuk, Mantangule, Pandanan, and Ramos.
Balabac is politically subdivided into 20 barangay
A barangay is the smallest administrative division in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward...
- Bugsuk (New Cagayancillo)
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