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Marinduque is an island province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA[?] region in Luzon. Its capital is Boac[?]. Marinduque lies between Tayabas Bay[?] to the north and Sibuyan Sea[?] to the south. It is located south and west of Quezon, east of Mindoro, and north of Romblon.

Marinduque is famous for the annual Moriones Festival[?].

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Region: MIMAROPA[?] (Region IV-B)
Capital: Boac[?]
Founded: February 21, 1920
2000 census—217,392 (14th smallest).
Density—227 per km² (35th highest).
Area: 959.3 km² (6th smallest)
Congressional districts—1.
Languages: Tagalog
Governor[?]: Carmencita O. Reyes (2001-2004).

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Romblon is subdivided into 6 municipalities.



Marinduque is a heart-shaped island between Tayabas Bay[?] in the north and Sibuyan Sea[?] to the south. It is separated from the Bondoc Peninsula[?] in Quezon by the Mompog Pass[?]. Some of the smaller islands to the northeast are Maniuayan Island, Santa Cruz Island, and Mompog Island. The highest peak in Marinduque is Mt. San Antonio.


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