Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

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Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Rehiyong Awtonomo ng Muslim Mindanao  (Filipino)
الحكم الذاتي الاقليمي لمسلمي مندناو  (Arabic)
Former autonomous region of the Philippines


Flag Coat of arms
Flag Seal
Location of ARMM
Location within the Philippines
Capital Cotabato City (provisional and de facto seat of government)
Parang (de jure seat of government, 1995–2001)[1]
 •  Established August 1, 1989
 •  Turnover of ARMM to BARMM February 26, 2019
 •  2015[2] 3,781,387 
Political subdivisions
Today part of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao was an autonomous region of the Philippines. It was in the Mindanao island group of the Philippines.

There were 5 provinces: Basilan (except Isabela City), Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. It was the only region that had its own government.

References[change | change source]

  1. Regional Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (September 22, 1995). "An Act Fixing the Permanent Seat of Government for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao at the Municipality of Parang, Province of Maguindanao" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 29, 2016. Retrieved August 9, 2016.
  2. Census of Population (2015). Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |chapterurl= (help)