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Simunul Destination Guide

Explore Simunul in Philippines

Simunul in the region of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao with its 4,671 inhabitants is a town in Philippines - some 675 mi or ( 1086 km ) South of Manila , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Simunul

Current time in Simunul is now 01:48 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Manila " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zamboanga, Timundun, Talipao, Patikul, and Siocon. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zamboanga . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Simunul ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Magsukul Tawi-Tawi

9:15 min by Harly Marcuap
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Read the blog about my trip to Tawi-Tawi here: akrosdayunibers.weebly.com images of Tawi-Tawi Oct. 21-23, 2011 ..

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 Sunset 2

4:02 min by Harly Marcuap
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Read the blog about my trip to Tawi-Tawi here: akrosdayunibers.weebly.com Tawi-Tawi sunset overlooking Bud Bongao from Tango Island. October 22, 2011 ..

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

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 4.90 119.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 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 0 km away
Tags: Mosques in the Philippines

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 18 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Tawi-Tawi

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 24 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Tawi-Tawi, Panglima Sugala, Provincial capitals of the Philippines

Japanese destroyer Hayanami

Japanese destroyer Hayanami was a Yūgumo-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy. October 15–20, 1943 Troop transport run from Saeki to Truk. Troop transport runs from Truk to Ponape on 22-24 and 26–28 October. Provided escort for troop transport run November 6 to Bouganville. On 7 June 1944, Hayanami was torpedoed and sunk by USS Harder (SS-257) near Tawitawi, 35 miles (65 km) east of Borneo . The destroyer blew up and sank with 208 killed; 45 survivors were rescued by Urakaze.

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Located at 4.72 120.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
Tags: 1943 ships, Ships sunk by American submarines, Shipwrecks in the Sulawesi Sea, World War II destroyers of Japan, Yūgumo-class destroyers

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Simunul