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Guimaras Province
Basic data
Region : Western Visayas
Capital : Jordan
Population : 174,613
August 1, 2015 census
Population density : 289 inhabitants per km²
Area : 604.57  km²
PSGC : 067900000
Governor : Felipe Hilan A. Nava
Official website:
 - Highly urbanized cities
 - provincial cities
 - municipalities 5
 - Barangays 98
 - electoral districts 1
Location of the province in the Philippines

Coordinates: 10 ° 34 '  N , 122 ° 35'  E

Guimaras is an island province in the Philippines within the Visayas archipelago .

The population of the province is 174,613 (August 1st 2015 census) people who live in an area of ​​604.6 km². The capital is Jordan and is located in the northwest of the island.

In addition to the main island of Guimaras, the province includes a number of smaller islands in the southeast: the largest is Inampulugan , others are Panobolon , Guiwanon , Natunga and Nadolao . Guimaras used to belong to the neighboring province of Iloilo and was elevated to an independent province on May 22, 1992. In the waters of the province is the Taklong Island National Marine Reserve , it was established in 1990 and is located in the area of ​​the municipality of Nueva Valencia.

The islands of the province lie in the south of the Guimaras Strait between the large Philippine islands of Panay in the north and Negros in the east, and to the south lies the Gulf of Panay .

The province consists of 5 municipalities:

See also

Map with outline of Guimeras

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