Marinduque is an island province in the Philippines located in Southwestern Tagalog Region or MIMAROPA, formerly designated as Region IV-B. Its capital is the municipality of Boac. Marinduque is known for its “Moriones Festival” where people where masks and costumes like those of biblical Roman soldiers.
The following are a few useful and interesting details about this province.
Plug commonly used is Type A but Types B and C are used as well.
Bring A to B adapter(s).
The climate in this province has a Type III climate, having rainfall more or less evenly distributed throughout the year with no clear boundary between dry and wet seasons. The annual mean, maximum, and minimum temperatures were calculated at 27.0 °C (80.6 °F), 32.9 °C (91.2 °F) and 22.3 °C (72.1 °F) respectively. Humidity average is 78% year-round with an average annual rainfall totaling 2,034.6 mm (80.1 inches).
The best time to visit Marinduque is during Holy Week, usually during March or April, to experience the week-long festivities of the Moriones.
The most appropriate clothing in this province is casual light clothing: shorts, t-shirt, sandals. Light jacket and pants at night, at higher elevations, and boating.
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CITIES & TOWNS
The Marinduque provinceis divided into 6 Municipalities:
There are 14 outlying islands surrounding the mainland of Marinduque which are under the jurisdiction of the province.
POINTS OF INTEREST
The following is a list of points of interest relating to the Marinduque province:
The following is a list of festivals celebrated in Marinduque throughout the year:
The following are the most frequently asked questions about the Marinduque province.
Where in the Philippines is Marinduque located?
Marinduque is located on located south of Luzon.
Is Marinduque a city or province?
Marinduque is a province.
What is the Capital of Marinduque?
The capital of Marinduque is Boac.
What is Marinduque famous for?
Marinduque is famous for Moriones Festival.
- Plane | 1 hour | $40-$130
- Bus ferry | 8 hours | $18-$20
How many islands are in Marinduque?
There are 14 islands in Marinduque province.
What does Marinduque mean?
Marinduque Hispanized corruption of either malindig or malindug, which means “stand tall” or “elegant”, in reference to a potentially active volcano in the southern section of the island, the Mount Malindig.
How Safe is Traveling in Marinduque?
Marinduque is generally safe for locals and tourists.
Is the climate in Marinduque the same as the rest of the Philippines?
The climate in Marinduque province is considered tropical with significant rainfall most months and a short dry season.
To learn more about the various climate types in the Philippines, and for a Climate Map, click the link below…
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