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Country Philippines
City MARAWI
Official Website http://www.philcttis.org
Island Grouping Mindanao
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
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The Islamic City of Marawi is a 3rd class city in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. It is the capital city of Lanao del Sur. It has a total land area of 22.6 sq. km. The city is politically subdivided into 96 barangays.

Population

According to the 2000 census, Marawi City has a population of 131,090 people in 20,375 households.

Location

Marawi City is located in the 1 st district of Lanao del Sur. The city is bounded on the north by the municipalities of Kapai and Saguiaran, on the south by Lake Lanao, on the east by the municipalities of Bubong and Ditsaan Ramain, and on the west by the municipalities of Marantao and Sauiaran. Rolling hills and valleys and a placid lake dominate the city's landscape. Due to its high elevation, its weather is cool (in tropical terms) and pleasant, distinguished by an even distribution of rainfall throughout the year.

Economy

The economy of Marawi City is largely based on agriculture and exporting.

Most industries in the city are resource-oriented. They include rice and corn mills, hollow-block manufacturing, goldsmithing, and saw milling. Small and cottage-size enterprises are engaged in garment-making, mat and malong weaving, woodcraft, brassware making, and blacksmithing.

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Date  Title  Action
Article 
05 Sep 2010  Education in ARMM  View
07 Apr 2010  Lake Lanao  View
05 Mar 2008  History of Marawi  View
24 Nov 2007  History of Marawi  View
24 Nov 2007  Tourist Destinations in Marawi  View
24 Nov 2007  Marawi' s Cultural Traditions  View
24 Nov 2007  Tourism Facilities & Amenities  View
News 
15 Sep 2010  Lanao Sur to boost tourism  View
05 Sep 2010  ARMMís economy accelerated as AFF and Industry sector grow faster   View
26 Apr 2008  DBP launches business assistance center in Mindanao  View
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