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Tawi-Tawi is an island province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The capital of Tawi-Tawi is Panglima Sugala and the province is the southernmost in the country. To the northeast lies the province of Sulu and to the west is Sabah in Malaysia. Tawi-Tawi also covers some islands in the Sulu Sea to the northwest, the Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi Island and the Turtle Islands, just 20 kilometers away from Sabah.

Province of Tawi-Tawi
Capital: Panglima Sugala
Founded: June 6, 1952
2000 census—322,317 (17th smallest)
Density—296 per kmē (21st highest)
Area: 1,087.4 kmē (7th smallest)
Languages: Tausug
Governor: Rashidin H. Matba (2004-2007)

People and Culture




Sulu is subdivided into 10 municipalities. Most of the municipalities are located on the islands in the Sulu Archipelago. Two of them, Mapun, and Turtle Islands lie in the Sulu Sea.


  • Bongao
  • Languyan
  • Mapun (Cagayan De Tawi-Tawi)
  • Panglima Sugala (Balimbing)
  • Sapa-Sapa
  • Simunul
  • Sitangkai
  • South Ubian
  • Tandubas
  • Turtle Islands


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