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This article is about the municipality. For the island, see Jolo Island.
Map of Sulu showing the location of Jolo

Jolo is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Sulu. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 87,998 people in 12,814 households.

Jolo was the center of the government of the Sultanate of Sulu. While Manila was just a small settlement, Jolo was already a city, called the City of Jolo.

It is located on Jolo Island.


Jolo is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.

  • Asturias
  • Bus-Bus
  • Takut-Takut
  • Alat
  • Chinese Pier
  • San Raymundo
  • Walled City
  • Tulay

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