General Information

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. 

Capital

Manila

Largest city

Quezon city

Official languages
  • Filipino
  • English
Recognized regional languages
Protected auxiliary languages
    • Spanish

            Arabic

Other recognized languagesFilipino sign language

ethnic groups 

(2015)
  • 33.7%  Visayan
  • 24.4%  Tagalog
  • 8.4%  Ilocano
  • 6.8%  Bicolano
  • 26.2% others

Religion 

(2010)
  • 92.0% Christianity
  • —80.6% Roman catholic
  • —8.2% Protestant
  • —3.2% Other Christian
  • 5.6% Islam
  • 2.4 Others
demonyms

Filipino
(masculine or neutral)
Filipina
(feminine)

Pinoy
(colloquial masculine or neutral)
Pinay
(colloquial feminine)

Philippine
(used for certain common nouns)

Voltage AC    230 V  60Hz
 callingcode    some Provider      +63          Globe   Smart   PLDT
 DRIVING RIGHT HAND
 PresidentRodrigo Duterte
  
 vice PresidentMaria Leonor Robredo 
  
 legislatureCongress
 upper houseSenate
 lower houseHouse of Representatives 
  

Independence 

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
Area
• Total
300,000 km2 (120,000 sq mi) 
• Water (%)
0.61 (inland waters)
•Land
298,170
Population
• 2020 estimate
106,651,394
• 2015 census
 100,981,437
• Density
336/km2 (870.2/sq mi) 

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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.

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