Narra, Palawan (History, Barangays, General Information)

Narra is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 56,845 people in 11,521 households.

Brief History
Narra was formerly called Panacan and a part of Aborlan. It was created by the National Resettlement Rehabilitation Administration in 1954 to distribute land to previously landless people from other parts of the country. Narra became an independent municipality in 1969.

Narra is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

  • Antipuluan
  • Aramaywan
  • Batang-batang
  • Bato-bato (San Isidro)
  • Burirao
  • Caguisan
  • Calategas
  • DumagueƱa
  • Elvita
  • Estrella Village
  • Ipilan
  • Malatgao
  • Malinao
  • Narra (Pob.)
  • Panacan
  • Panacan 2
  • Princess Urduja
  • Sandoval
  • Tacras
  • Taritien
  • Teresa
  • Tinagong Dagat
  • Bagong Sikat

General Information
Area (sq. kms.):822.7 (3.18% of total land area)
Population (2000): 56,845
No. of Barangays:22
Income Class:First
District: Second
Zip Code:5303
Area Code: 048

Festivals
March 18-19 (St. Joseph, the Husband of Mary)

Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narra,_Palawan
http://www.biyahero.net/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=50&sobi2Id=821&Itemid=56