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Lanao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). Its capital is Marawi City and borders Lanao del Norte to the north, Bukidnon to the east, and Maguindanao and Cotabato to the south. To the southwest lies Illana Bay, an arm of the Moro Gulf. Found in the interior of Lanao del Sur is Lanao Lake, the largest lake in Mindanao, where the Maria Cristina Falls, the largest waterfall in the country is located. Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM; Rehiyong Awtonomo ng Muslim Mindanao) of the Philippines is composed of five provinces and one city namely: Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and the Marawi City. ... Marawi City is a major city of the Philippines. ... Lanao del Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. ... Bukidnon is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. ... Maguindanao is a province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). ... The Code!!! ^*&)^VITG*&O%&*HJOISO&JOKAHS(*D&AJ(ADUADA{}D D*A(*DA) DA+)I*AF)F AFOA)_(F_+AFA AF)*F)_AI*) F*A&^(A*F)A*&FA*)(JSDAI)HDI)(_*AI)_)AA()NHAOHOIAHIO INFO(*)@()INDASO(U)DH*()ADHIODA DAJ)(AUD)(IUADG(&) &^(A*F)A*&FA*)(JSDAI... Moro Gulf is a gulf in Mindanao in the Philippines. ... Lake Lanao a large lake in the Philippines, located in Lanao del Sur province in the countrys southern island of Mindanao. ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. ... An old picture of Maria Cristina Falls. ... Hopetoun Falls near Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia A waterfall is usually a geological formation resulting from water, often in the form of a stream flowing over an erosion-resistant rock formation that forms a sudden break in elevation. ...

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Lanao del Sur
Capital: Marawi City
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—800,162 (29th largest)
Density—207 per km² (43rd highest)
Area: 3,872.9 km² (34th largest)
Languages: Maranao
Governor: Aleem Basher D.Manalao (2004-2007)
Image:Ph_locator_map_lanao_del_sur.png

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Provincial seal of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao Map of the Philippines showing all the regions and their provinces A region (Filipino: Rehiyon) is a administrative subdivision in the Philippines. ... The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM; Rehiyong Awtonomo ng Muslim Mindanao) of the Philippines is composed of five provinces and one city namely: Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and the Marawi City. ... Marawi City is a major city of the Philippines. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay also known as barrio (Filipino: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy) is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village,barrio, district, ward or town. ... The House of Representatives (Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan in Filipino) is the lower chamber of the Congress of the Philippines. ... Maranao is the term used for the people of Lanao, a predominantly Muslim region in the Philippine island of Mindanao. ... Map of the Philippines showing the location of Lanao del Sur. ...


People and Culture

Points of interest in the province include:

  • Moncado Colony
  • Mindanao State University (Main Campus)
  • Kalookan Lake
  • Aga Khan Museum
  • Torogan (of Tuka)
  • Islamic Center of the Philippines (the country's largest dome)
  • Tallest Minarets of Marawi
  • Abu Bakar Mosque, currently the largest mosque in Lanao del Sur
  • Lanao People's Park
  • Ayala Hotel
  • MSU Golf Course

Economy

Geography

Political

Lanao del Sur is subdivided into 38 municipalities and 1 city. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ...


City

Marawi City is a major city of the Philippines. ...

Municipalities

Bacolod-kalawi is a 5th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Balabagan is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Balindong is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Bayang is a 5th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Binidayan is a 5th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Buadiposo-buntong is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Bubong is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Bumbaran is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Butig is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Calanogas is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Ditsaan-ramain is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Ganassi is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Kapai is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Kapatagan is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Lumba-bayabao is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Lumbatan is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Lumbayanague is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Madalum is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Madamba is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Maguing is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Malabang is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Marantao is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Marogong is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Masiu is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Mulondo is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Pagayawan is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Piagapo is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Poona Bayabao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Pualas is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Saguiaran is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Sultan Dumalondong is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Sultan Gumander is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Tagoloan Ii is a 5th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Tamparan is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Taraka is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Tubaran is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Tugaya is a municipality located in Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ... Wao is a municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. ...

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Lanao del Sur (130 words)
Lanao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Its capital is Marawi City and borders Lanao del Norte to the north, Bukidnon to the east, and Maguindanao and Cotabato to the south.
Found in the interior of Lanao del Sur is Lanao Lake, the largest lake in Mindanao, where the Maria Cristina Falls, the largest waterfall in the country is located.
Lanao del Norte (79 words)
Lanao del Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region.
The province borders Lanao del Sur[?] to the south, Zamboanga del Sur to the west, Misamis Oriental to the northeast, Bukidnon to the east, and is separated from Misamis Occidental by Iligan Bay.
Lanao del Norte is subdivided into 22 municipalities and 1 city.
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