The Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands in located between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea. The combined length of all its beaches make for one of the world's longest coastlines, and the many islands and many waves of immigration make for considerable cultural diversity.

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is the capital of the and the center of governance, education, religion and finance.

is the capital city of the province of in the .

is the capital city and main port of , the province that occupies the south-eastern part of , in the .


The chief island of the , from the cobblestone streets of the colonial town of Vigan …

The are a major island and cultural grouping in the very centre of the .

is an island in the , the southermost major island in the country and the second largest, after .

is the westernmost province of the , the one with the largest land area and with probably the most pristine natural environment away from its settlements.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  99,900,000
  • Latitude of center:  11° 56' 33.4" (11.9426°) north
  • Longitude of center:  123° 10' 23.5" (123.1732°) east
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  300,000 km² (115,831 miles²)
  • Languages:  Tagalog, English, Filipino
  • Currency:  Peso (PHP)
  • Phone code:  63
  • Internet domain:  .ph
  • Wikidata:  Philippines
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Philippines

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