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

Jolo has an approximate area of 850.52 square kilometers or 328.39 square miles, and roughly has a coastline length of 221.42 kilometers or 137.58 miles. The island is situated at approximately 5.9739, 121.1566. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 60 meters or 196.85 feet above mean sea level.

Cities and towns

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


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