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Encyclopedia > Lugus, Sulu

Lugus is a 5th class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 18,839 people in 2,907 households. A municipality (bayan in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing all the regions and their provinces. ... Sulu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Lugus is politically subdivided into 17 barangays. A barangay is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is very similar to a village. ...

External links

  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • 2000 Philippine Census Information

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