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    Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Mindanao Philippines
The Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is located in the central western portion of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago, making it the most southernmost province of the Philippines. The region includes five provinces: Basilana Province, Lanao del Sur Province, Maguindanao Province, Sulu Province and Tawi-Tawi Province. The capital of ARMM is Cotabato.

Due to ethnic tensions, this area and parts Mindanao were granted autonomy. The province includes territories predominantly populated by Muslims, including nearly the entire Sulu Archipelago (Isabela City of Basilan is part of the Zamboanga Peninsula region) and two provinces on the mainland: Lanao del Surr Province and Maguindanao Province.

Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Provinces
Cotabato  independent component city of Cotabato on the west coast inside Maguindanao Province.
Maguindanao Province    located in the southwest of Mindano.
Basilana Province  includes Basilan Island.
Sulu Province  includes the Sulu Islands.
Tawi-Tawi Province  includes the Tawi-Tawi Islands.
Lanao del Sur Province  located in the western central of Mindanao.

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Last Updated
December 10, 2019


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