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)
Country Name: Philippines
Population: 109 million (2020)
Area: 300,000 sq km (115,831 sq miles)
Official Languages: Filipino and English
Monetary unit: Peso
- The Philippines has a nickname as the “text capital of the world” because the large volume of text messages are sent throughout the country.
- A Filipino diver had discovered the world’s largest pearl weighing 75 pounds in the Palawan sea whose value was $1o0 Million.
- The Philippines is the 13th most populated country in the world.