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Bongao Destination Guide

Explore Bongao in Philippines.

Bongao in the region of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao with it's 26,518 inhabitants is located in Philippines - some 667 mi (or 1,073 km) South of Manila, the country's capital city.

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Time in Bongao is now 11:55 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Manila" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zamboanga, Tongusong, Tampakan, Talipao, Patikul or Tongsinak. Since you are here already, consider visiting Pagasinan, Pababag, Malassa, Look Pandan, Lato-Lato and Paniongan. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Tawi-Tawi the Philippine Frontier

04:20 min ( December 13, 2012 by Davao Today)
Views: 321 - Rating: 5/5

Never mind being stuck in an island where electricity constantly passes out and mobile phone network coverage is bleak. In Tawi-Tawi, disconnection from the normal routine is the only path to savour t...

Pahut plane wreck

01:22 min ( August 08, 2011 by Blogie Robillo)
Views: 510 - Rating: 5/5

The plane wreck found off the coast of Barangay Pahut on Bongao Island, Tawi-Tawi is believed to be the remains of a Japanese fighter plane (locally called "tora-tora"), downed during World War II. It...


Tawi-Tawi Sunset 1

02:01 min ( October 28, 2011 by Harly Marcuap)
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Read the blog about my trip to Tawi-Tawi here: akrosdayunibers.weebly.com Tawi-Tawi sunset scene while on boat back to Bongao (Tawi-Tawi's capital) after Simunul and Tango Island visit. October 22, 20...

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Interesting facts about this location

Bongao, Tawi-Tawi

Bongao is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 58,174 people in 10,146 households.

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Located at 5.03, 119.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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Simunul, Tawi-Tawi

Simunul is a 4th class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 31,962 people in 4,910 households. The language spoken is Sama, also known as Sinama or Samal. The first Muslims in the Philippines are said to have arrived at Simunul. The first Mosque in the Philippines was Built here by Sheik Karimul Makhdum. This Mosque is called The Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque. Inside this mosque stands 4 hags where it is repainted every year.

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Located at 5.03, 119.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Tawi-Tawi

Japanese destroyer Inazuma

Japanese destroyer Inazuma was the twenty-fourth (and last) Fubuki-class destroyer destroyers, or the fourth (and last) of Akatsuki-class destroyer (if that sub-class is considered independently), built for the Imperial Japanese Navy in the inter-war period. When introduced into service, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world. They remained formidable weapons systems well into the Pacific War.

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Located at 5.03, 119.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1932 ships, Akatsuki-class destroyers (1931), Maritime incidents in 1944, Ships built in Japan, Ships of the Aleutian Islands Campaign, Ships sunk by American submarines, Shipwrecks in the Celebes Sea, World War II destroyers of Japan, World War II shipwrecks in the Pacific Ocean

Panglima Sugala, Tawi-Tawi

Panglima Sugala (formerly known as Balimbing) is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Tawi-Tawi. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 33,315 people in 5,406 households.

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Located at 5.03, 119.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Tawi-Tawi, Panglima Sugala, Provincial capitals of the Philippines

Sibutu Passage

Sibutu Passage {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:4|50|N|119|35|E|region:ID_type:waterbody || |primary |name= }} is a safe and deep channel some 18 miles (29 km) wide that separates Borneo from the Sulu Archipelago. It has a deep sill allowing entry of deep water into the Sulu basin while connecting the Sulu Sea with the Sulawesi Sea that feeds from the Pacific Ocean by the Mindanao Current.

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Located at 5.03, 119.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 19 mi away.
Tags:International straits, Malaysia–Philippines border, Seas of Indonesia, Seas of the Pacific Ocean, Seas of the Philippines, Straits of Malaysia, Straits of the Philippines