Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Filipino: Nagsasariling Rehiyon ng Muslim sa Mindanaw)(abbreviated ARMM) is the region, located in the Mindanao island group of the Philippines, that is composed of predominantly Muslim provinces, namely: Basilan (except Isabela City), Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. It is the only region that has its own government. The regional capital is at Cotabato City, although this city is outside of its jurisdiction.

Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

Rehiyong Autonomo sa Muslim na Mindanao
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°13′N 124°15′E / 7.22°N 124.25°E / 7.22; 124.25Coordinates: 7°13′N 124°15′E / 7.22°N 124.25°E / 7.22; 124.25
Island groupMindanao
Regional centreCotabato Ceety
 • GovrenorMujiv S. Hataman (LP)
 • Vice GovrenorHaroun Alrashid A. Lucman Jr. (LP)
 • Total26974 km2 (10,415 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-14
Cong. destricts8
LeidsBanguingui, Maguindanao, Maranao, Tausug, Yakan, Sama, ithers

The ARMM previously includit the province o Shariff Kabunsuan till 16 Julie 2008, when Shariff Kabunsuan ceased tae exist as a province efter the Filipino Supreme Court declared the "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act 201", which creatit it, unconstitutional in Sema v. Comelec.[2] On 7 October 2012, Preses Benigno Aquino III said that the govrenment aimit tae hae peace in the region an it will be kent as "Bangsamoro".[3]

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  1. "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  2. Llanto, Jesus F. (17 July 2008) "Supreme Court voids creation of Shariff Kabunsuan" ABS-CBN News

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