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Sulu Province
Wilāya sin Sūg
Lalawiga ng Sulu
Province

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Map of the Philippines with Sulu highlighted
Coordinates: 6°00′N 121°00′E / 6.000°N 121.000°E / 6.000; 121.000
Kintra Banner o Philippines Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Founded 10 Mairch 1917
Caipital Jolo
Seat of Government:
Patikul
Government
 • Type Autonomous Province o the Philippines
 • Govrenor Abdusakur Tan II (Leeberal Pairty)
 • Vice Govrenor Abdusakur Tan (Leeberal Pairty)
 • Sovereign (Sultan) Muedzul Lail Tan Kiram
Area
 • Total 2,135.3 km2 (824.4 sq mi)
Area rank 60th out of 80
Population (2010)
 • Total 718,290
 • Rank 27t oot o 80
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
 • Density rank 13t oot o 80
Diveesions
 • Independent cities 0
 • Component ceeties 0
 • Municipalities 19
 • Barangays 410
 • Destricts 1st an 2nt destricts o Sulu
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
Spoken leids Bahasa Sūg (offeecial), Zamboangueño Chavacano

Sulu (Tausūg: سوگ, Sūg), (Chavacano:Provincia de Sūlū), (Filipino: Lalawigan ng Sulu) is an autonomous island province o the Philippines locatit in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). Its caipital is Jolo an occupees the middle group o islands o the Sulu Airchipelago, atween Basilan an Tawi-Tawi.

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Political map of Sulu

Sulu is subdividit intae 19 municipalities.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipality No. of
Barangays
Population
(2007)
Aurie (km²) Pop. densitie
(per km²)
Banguingui (Tongkil)
14
22,502
124.00
181
Hadji Panglima Tahil (Marunggas)
5
6,192
49.50
125
Indanan
34
85,220
101.90
836
Jolo
8
140,307
22.20
6,320
Kalingalan Caluang
9
30,046
55.80
538
Lugus
17
21,650
35.40
47
Luuk
12
33,508
167.10
200
Maimbung
27
38,092
47.90
795
Old Panamao
31
49,903
51.10
977
Omar
8
25,102
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Pandami
16
23,527
86.90
271
Panglima Estino (New Panamao)
12
35,263
45.00
783
Pangutaran
16
29,571
258.10
114
Parang
40
65,019
97.40
667
Pata
14
20,095
58.60
343
Patikul
30
56,805
179.30
316
Siasi
50
63,518
102.50
620
Talipao
52
85,920
141.00
609
Tapul
15
17,430
55.50
314

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