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Sulu Sea
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Satellite image from NASA showing the internal waves formed in the Sulu Sea
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Type sea
Etymology Sulu
Basin countries
Surface area 260,000 square kilometres (100,000 sq mi)
Settlements
  • Bacolod
  • Bago
  • Bayawan
  • Beluran
  • Dapitan
  • Dipolog
  • Himamaylan
  • Iloilo City
  • Isabela City
  • Jolo
  • Jordan
  • Kabankalan
  • Kinabatangan
  • Kota Marudu
  • Kunak
  • Lahad Datu
  • Kudat
  • Pitas
  • Puerto Princesa
  • San Jose de Buenavista
  • Sandakan
  • Silay
  • Sipalay
  • Talisay
  • Victorias
  • Zamboanga City

Sulu Sea has a number of islands. The Cuyo Islands and Cagayan Sulu are part of the province of Palawan while Mapun and the Turtle Islands are part of the province of Tawi-Tawi. The Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park, one of the World Heritage Sites, is in Sulu.

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