Philippines

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Republic o the Philippines
Republika ng Pilipinas
Republic of the Philippines
Banner o the Philippines
Coat o airms o the Philippines
Banner Coat o airms
Naitional motto: Maka-Diyos, Maka-Tao, Makakalikasan, at Makabansa

("For God, People, Nature, an Country") ("For God, Fowk, Nature, an Kintra")

Locaition o the Philippines
Location o the Philippines
Offeecial leid Filipino (based on Tagalog) , Inglis
Caipital Manila
Lairgest ceety Quezon Ceety
Govrenment

Heid o State -

Unitary presidential constitutional republic

Preses Benigno Aquino III



Area 299,764 km²
Population 91,983,000
Foondin Spainyie East Indies 27 Aprile, 1565
Declared 12 Juin 1898
Self-government 24 Mairch 1934
Recognized 4 Julie 1946
Current constitution 2 Februar 1987
Siller Peso (Filipino: piso)

₱ or PHP

Time zone PST+1
Naitional anthem Lupang Hinirang
Naitional flouer
Patron saunt
Internet TLD .ph
Cawin code +63

The Philippines (Filipino: Pilipinas [ˌpɪlɪˈpinɐs]), offeecially kent as the Republic o the Philippines (Filipino:Republika ng Pilipinas), is a kintra in Sootheast Asie in the wastren Pacific Ocean. Tae its north athort the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. Wast athort the Sooth Cheenae Sea sits Vietnam. The Sulu Sea tae the soothwast lies atween the kintra an the island o Borneo, an tae the sooth the Celebes Sea separates it frae ither islands o Indonesie. It is boondit on the east bi the Philippine Sea. Its location on the Pacific Ring o Fire an its tropical climate make the Philippines prone tae earthquakes an typhoons but hae an aa endoued the kintra wi natural resources an made it ane o the richest auries o biodiversity in the warld. An archipelago comprisin 7,107 islands, the Philippines is categorized broadly intae three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Its caipital ceety is Manila.

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