Oriental Mindoro Province

Muelle Bay Puerto Galera Oriental MindoroOriental Mindoro Province is located in the island of Mindoro under MIMAROPA region in Luzon, about 140 kilometers southwest of Manila. The province is bordered by the Verde Island Passage and the rest of Batangas to the north, by Marinduque, Maestro del Ocampo Island, Tablas Strait and the rest of Romblon to the east, by Semirara and the rest of Caluya Islands, Antique to the south, and by Occidental Mindoro to the west. Calapan City, the only city in the island, is the provincial capital. The province is touted as the country’s emerging eco-tourism destination. Most of the endemic species in the Philippines are found in the Verde Island Passage between Continue reading