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Bongao Destination Guide

Touring Bongao in Philippines

Bongao in the region of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao with its 26,518 citizens is located in Philippines - some 667 mi or ( 1073 km ) South of Manila , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Bongao

Time in Bongao is now 02:10 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Manila " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zamboanga, Tongusong, Tampakan, Talipao, and Patikul. Being here already, consider visiting Zamboanga . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Bongao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Pahut plane wreck

1:22 min by Blogie Robillo
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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, the Philippine Frontier

4:20 min by Davao Today
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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 ..


Tawi-Tawi Sunset 1

2:01 min 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./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Tawi-Tawi

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 4.90 119.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Tawi-Tawi

Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque

Sheik Karim al Makdum Mosque is located in Tubig Indangan, Simunul, Tawi-Tawi. It is the oldest mosque in the Philippines and a National Cultural Treasure. The mosque was built by an Arab trader, Sheik Makdum Karim, in 1380. The original pillars of the old mosque can still be found inside the new building.

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Located at 4.90 119.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Mosques in the Philippines

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 5.13 119.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km 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 5.08 119.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Tawi-Tawi, Panglima Sugala, Provincial capitals of the Philippines

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Bongao