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The Philippines, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines, is a country made up of around  7,641 islands. The country located in Southeast Asia was named after King Philip II of Spain. (source)

Manila, Philippines

Manila, Capital city of the Philippines

Country Profile

Country Name: Philippines

Capital: Manilla

Nationality: Filipinos

Population: 109 million (2020)

Area: 300,000 sq km (115,831 sq miles)

Official Languages: Filipino and English

Monetary unit: Peso

Trivia

  1. The Philippines has a nickname as the “text capital of the world” because the large volume of text messages are sent throughout the country.
  2. A Filipino diver had discovered the world’s largest pearl weighing 75 pounds in the Palawan sea whose value was $1o0 Million.
  3. The Philippines is the 13th most populated country in the world.

 

 

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