The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
|Recognized regional languages|
|Protected auxiliary languages|
|Other recognized languages||Filipino sign language|
|Voltage||AC 230 V 60Hz|
|callingcode some Provider||+63 Globe Smart PLDT|
|DRIVING RIGHT HAND|
|vice President||Maria Leonor Robredo|
|lower house||House of Representatives|
from the United States
•Independence from Spain declared
|June 12, 1898|
•Spanish cession to the united states
|December 10, 1898|
•independence from the united states
|July 4, 1946|
|300,000 km2 (120,000 sq mi)|
• Water (%)
|0.61 (inland waters)|
• 2020 estimate
• 2015 census
|336/km2 (870.2/sq mi)|
The coolest months fall in January with a mean temperature of 25.5oC while the warmest month occurs in May with a mean temperature of 28.3oC.
The Climate of the Philippines is either tropical rainforest, tropical savanna or tropical monsoon, or humid subtropical (in higher-altitude areas) characterized by relatively high temperature, oppressive humidity and plenty of rainfall.