Jolo

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Jolo
Native name: Sūg
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Map o Sulu showin the location o Jolo
Geografie
Location Sootheast Asie
Airchipelagae Sulu archipelago
Major islands Basilan, Jolo, Mapun (Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi), Tawi-Tawi
Aurie 869 km2 (336 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 811 m (2,661 ft)
Admeenistration
Philippines
Municipalities Indanan, Jolo, Kalingalan Caluang, Luuk, Maimbung, Old Panamao, Panglima Estino, Parang, Patikul, Talipao
Lairgest settlement Jolo (pop. 87,998)
Demografics
Population 447,700 (2000)
Pop. density 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.

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