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Sulu

  • Lupa' Sūg
Province of Sulu
Sulu Provincial Capitol Building in Jolo
Sulu Provincial Capitol Building in Jolo
Flag of Sulu
Flag
Official seal of Sulu
Seal
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Country Philippines
Region Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Founded March 10, 1917
Capital
  • Jolo
  • Patikul (seat of Government)
  • Maimbung (seat of Sultanate)
Government
 • Type Sangguniang Panlalawigan
Area
 • Total 1,600.40 km2 (617.92 sq mi)
Area rank 66th out of 81
Highest elevation
(Bud Dajo)
620 m (2,030 ft)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Total 1,000,108
 • Rank 33rd out of 81
 • Density 624.9113/km2 (1,618.513/sq mi)
 • Density rank 10th out of 81
Divisions
 • Independent cities 0
 • Component cities 0
 • Municipalities
 • Barangays 410
 • Districts 1st and 2nd districts of Sulu
Time zone UTC+8 (PHT)
ZIP code
7400–7416
IDD:area code  +63 (0)68
ISO 3166 code PH-SLU
Spoken languages
Income classification 2nd class

Sulu ( Tausūg: Wilāya sin Lupa' Sūg; Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Sulu) is a province of the Philippines in the Sulu Archipelago and part of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

Its capital is Jolo on the island of the same name.

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