Sibutu, Tawi-Tawi


Sibutu, Tawi-Tawi

Infobox Philippine municipality
infoboxtitle = Municipality of Sibutu
sealfile =
locatormapfile= Ph_locator_tawi-tawi_sitangkai.png caption = Map of Tawi-Tawi showing the location of Sitangkai.
region = Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
province = Tawi-Tawi
districts = Lone district of Tawi-Tawi
barangays = 16
class =
mayor = | founded = October 21, 2006
pop2000 = 24,515
popden2000 =
areakm2 =
coordinates =

Sibutu is a municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. It is the southernmost municipality of the Philippines. It lies about 14 kilometers east of the coast of Sabah, Malaysia.

It was created out of 16 barangays of Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi, by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 197, which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on October 21, 2006.

Political divisions

References

* [http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/PSGC_updates/oct_dec06.asp Newly created provinces, municipalities, barangays, converted city] Accessed on March 9, 2006.


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