Indanan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Indanan is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Sulu Province in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, Philippines.

Indanan Sulu
Indanan Sulu

Profile of Indanan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Jolo Island, West of Mindanao Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Patikul (east), Maimbung (south), Parang (southwest)
Area –> 170.72 km2 (65.92 sq mi)
Population –> 80,883 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 122,969,035.36
Barangays –> 34
Terrain –> Coastal Plain with hills and mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tausug, Sama, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Samier Tan
Mayor –> Hermot D. Jikiri
Vice Mayor –> Vladimir I. Nahudan

History of Indanan

The census of 1918 showed that the town of Indanan had 7,076 residents.

Economy of Indanan

Indanan is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Indanan

Sionogan Beach

Festivals in Indanan

Vinta Festival

Map of Indanan Municipality in Sulu Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Hermot D. Jikiri, Governor Abdusakur Tan

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