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