Provincial Capitol: Tawi Tawi
The islands-province of Tawi-Tawi was a former sub province of Sulu. It was formally created as a province on September 11, 1973 by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 302, issued by President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Although Panglima Sugala is the new capital, the de facto seat of government is Bongao where the provincial capitol is located.