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Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Rehiyong Awtonomo ng Muslim Mindanao  (Filipino)
الحكم الذاتي الاقليمي لمسلمي مندناو   (Arabic)
Former autonomous region of the Philippines
1989–2019
Flag of ARMM
Flag
Seal of ARMM
Seal
Capital Cotabato City (provisional and de facto seat of government)
Parang (de jure seat of government, 1995–2001)
Population  
• 2015
3,781,387
History  
• Established
August 1 1989
• Turnover of ARMM to BARMM
February 26 2019
Political subdivisions
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Western Mindanao
Central Mindanao
Bangsamoro
Today part of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao was an autonomous region of the Philippines. It was in the Mindanao island group of the Philippines.

There were 5 provinces: Basilan (except Isabela City), Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. It was the only region that had its own government.

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