Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

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Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Rehiyong Autonomo sa Muslim na Mindanao
Region
Official seal of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Seal
Map o the Philippines showin the location o Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Kintra Philippines
Island group Mindanao
Regional centre Cotabato Ceety
Government
 • Govrenor Mujiv S. Hataman (LP)
Area
 • Total 26,974 km2 (10,415 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 3,256,140
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Provinces 5
Ceeties 2
Municipalities 113
Barangays 2,470
Cong. destricts 8
Leids Banguingui, Maguindanao, Maranao, Tausug, Yakan, Sama, ithers
Website www.armm.gov.ph

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Filipino: Nagsasariling Rehiyon ng Muslim sa Mindanaw)(abbreviated ARMM) is the region, located in the Mindanao island group of the Philippines, that is composed of predominantly Muslim provinces, namely: Basilan (except Isabela City), Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. It is the only region that has its own government. The regional capital is at Cotabato City, although this city is outside of its jurisdiction.

The ARMM previously includit the province o Shariff Kabunsuan till 16 Julie 2008, when Shariff Kabunsuan ceased tae exist as a province efter the Filipino Supreme Court declared the "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act 201", which creatit it, unconstitutional in Sema v. Comelec.[2] On 7 October 2012, Preses Benigno Aquino III said that the govrenment aimit tae hae peace in the region an it will be kent as "Bangsamoro".[3]

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  2. Llanto, Jesus F. (17 July 2008) "Supreme Court voids creation of Shariff Kabunsuan" ABS-CBN News
  3. http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/10/07/12/govt-reaches-deal-milf

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Coordinates: 7°13′N 124°15′E / 7.217°N 124.250°E / 7.217; 124.250