Basilan is an island in the Philippines under the jurisdiction of the province of Basilan. Major marine waterbodies adjacent to the island include Sulu Sea and Celebes Sea.

Basilan has an approximate area of 1,254.58 square kilometers or 484.39 square miles, and roughly has a coastline length of 215.40 kilometers or 133.84 miles. The island is situated at approximately 6.5792, 122.0357.

Cities and towns

There are 11 cities/municipalities covering the island of Basilan, as shown in the following list:


  1. Land area figures and coastline length were calculated from OpenStreetMap data.
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