Share on FB Twitter Whatsapp linkedIn Tumblr Reddit Pin Print email

Philippines

CountryPhilippines
Official NameThe Republic of the Philippines
Country Meaning(Lands of Prince Philip of Asturias)
MottoFor God, for the people, for nature and for the country (Official)
AnthemLupang Hinirang (Chosen Land)
Capital/CityManila
Population110,342,274 (1.40% of the world)
Languagesunspecified Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
Alpha Code »PH / PHL
Internet Domain ccTLD.ph
Currency Symbol Philippine peso (₱ PHP)
Central Bank »Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Calling Codes+63
Area Total Area: 300,000 km2 (120,000 sq mi)
Land: 298,170 km2 (115,120 sq mi)
Water: 1,830 km2 (710 sq mi)
ContinentAsia
RegionSouth-eastern Asia
Lat/Long12.8797210, 121.7740170
Timezone1 timezone(s)