Jolo, Philippines

Jolo is the largest town on the Island of Sulu. Because it is the largest center, the island is often called Jolo.

History before 1898 A Visit to Jolo, Sulu- By Walt Okon
The Town of Jolo  An American in Jolo- March 1998
The Province of Sulu American Insight    - 10 September 1999
Chinese Presence In Jolo, Sulu by Oswalda A. Cabel Jolo Reunion
Sulu Tong Jin School My Heart is in Jolo   By Rosie Go
Education in Jolo- Education Today 1998 People from Jolo- Send in your Name, and e-mail
Chronology of Moro Resistance - By Madge Kho Food from Jolo
Historical Timeline - Sultanate of Sulu by Josiah C. Ang, PM News Articles about Jolo and Zamboanga
Tribute to a daughter of Jolo Links to Jolo Web Pages
Songs and Poems from Jolo Pictures from Jolo
Jolo Sulu Public Library Donate Books to Jolo, Sulu Public Library
Sulu the island is in the extreme southern Philippines, in Sulu Province. Jolo is located in the Sulu Archipelago, approximately halfway between Zamboanga on Mindanao Island and the Malaysian state of Sabah. Jolo has an area of 894 sq. km (345 sq. mi). A volcanic island, Jolo contains a number of extinct volcanic cones. So the island is truly a garden paradise of white beaches with crystal clear water and lush green mountains. The area is noted for its pearl fisheries. The town of Jolo, the capital and largest town of Sulu Province, is located on the northwestern coast. In the late 1800s, the island became a Spanish protectorate. The United States seized control in 1899 after winning the Spanish-American War in the Battle of Manila. In 1903, Jolo became a part of the United States and was established as a province.  The province was later renamed Sulu Province.
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