Tawau is the third largest town of the state of , on the island of . A relatively new town in Malaysia, boomed in early 1980s for its lumber and cocoa farming industry, has become a bustling place, and a transit point to all neighbouring islands such as Sebatik, , , Jolo and Semporna islands.

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The is a high school in Tawau, , . is situated 3½ km northeast of Tawau.


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