Sulu

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This airticle is aboot the Philippine province. For ither uisses, see Sulu (disambiguation).
Sulu Province

Wilāya sin Sūg

Lalawiga ng Sulu
Banner o Sulu Province
Banner
Offeecial seal o Sulu Province
Seal
Map of the Philippines with Sulu highlighted
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 Philippines
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Founded10 Mairch 1917
CaipitalJolo
Seat of Government:
Patikul
Govrenment
 • TeepAutonomous Province o the Philippines
 • GovrenorAbdusakur Tan II (Leeberal Pairty)
 • Vice GovrenorAbdusakur Tan (Leeberal Pairty)
 • Sovereign (Sultan)Muedzul Lail Tan Kiram
Area
 • Total2,135.3 km2 (824.4 sq mi)
Aurie rank60th out of 80
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot718,290
 • Rank27t oot o 80
 • Density340/km2 (870/sq mi)
 • Density rank13t oot o 80
Diveesions
 • Independent cities0
 • Component ceeties0
 • Municipalities19
 • Barangays410
 • Destricts1st an 2nt destricts o Sulu
Time zoneUTC+8 (PHT)
Spoken leidsBahasa 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.

Politics an admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

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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