Coron is a first class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines, comprising the eastern half of Busuanga Island, all of Coron Island and about 50 other minor islets stretching as far as Tara Island in the north-east and Canipo Island in the south. All these islands are part of the Calamian Archipelago in Northern Palawan that separates the South China Sea from the Sulu Sea. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 42,941 peopl
The main population center of the municipality is composed of Poblacion Barangays 1 to 6, where the Municipal Building, the Municipal Legislative Building, and the Judicial Hall of the Municipal Circuit Trial Court are located. Its fiesta is held annually on August 28 in honor of Saint Augustine. It is the commercial capital of the Calamian Islands.
The municipality is home to the Coron Natural Biotic Area, which is listed in the natural category of the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List. In 2017, Secretary Wanda Teo of the Department of Tourism announced her support for the Nickelodeon Theme Park to be established in Coron, effectively endangering Coron's inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List and, overall, its environs.