Jolo

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Jolo
Native name: Sūg

Map o Sulu showin the location o Jolo
Jolo is located in Philippines
Jolo
Jolo (Philippines)
Geografie
Location Sootheast Asie
Airchipelago Sulu archipelago
Major islands Basilan, Jolo, Mapun (Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi), Tawi-Tawi
Aurie 869 km2 (335.5 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 811 m (2,661 ft)
Country
Philippines
Municipalities Indanan, Jolo, Kalingalan Caluang, Luuk, Maimbung, Old Panamao, Panglima Estino, Parang, Patikul, Talipao
Lairgest ceety Jolo (pop. 87,998)
Demographics
Population 447,700 (as of 2000)
Densitie 515.6 /km2 (1,335.4 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Banguingui, Bajau, Suluk/Tausug

Jolo (Tausūg: Sūg) is a volcanic island in the soothwast Philippines. It is located in the Sulu Airchipelago, atween Borneo an Mindanao, an haes a population o approximately 300,000 fowk.

Jolo is the name o the toun on the island which serves as the caipital o the province o Sulu an aw, athin the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Aboot a third o the island's population live in the municipality o Jolo.

The island is pairt o the Jolo Group o volcanoes, an conteens numerous volcanic cones an craters, includin the active Bud Dajo cinder cone.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 5°59′N 121°08′E / 5.983°N 121.133°E / 5.983; 121.133