It is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines.
Named after its founder Sir James Brooke, the municipality once promoted ecotourism.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 48,928 people in 9,634 households.
Brooke’s Point was named after the British army explorer Sir James Brooke, who served as the governor of Sarawak, Borneo in the 1830s. In one of his voyages, he landed on the tip of what is now Brooke’s Point, then inhabited by native Palaweños who were once ruled by the Sultan of Sulu.