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Coordinates: 13°N 122°E / 13°N 122°E / 13; 122

Republic o the Philippines
Republika ng Pilipinas (Filipino)[lower-alpha 1]
Banner o the Philippines
Coat o airms o the Philippines
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: 
"Maka-Diyos, Maka-Tao, Makakalikasan at Makabansa"[1]
"For God, Fowk, Naitur, an Kintra"
Anthem: Lupang Hinirang
Chuisen Laund
Great Seal
Seal of the Philippines.svg
Dakilang Sagisag ng Pilipinas  (Tagalog)
Great Seal o the Philippines
Location o the Philippines
Capital Manilaa
14°35′N 120°58′E / 14.583°N 120.967°E / 14.583; 120.967
Lairgest ceety Quezon Ceety
14°38′N 121°02′E / 14.633°N 121.033°E / 14.633; 121.033
Offeecial leids
Recognised regional leids
Naitional leid Filipino
Optional leidb
Ethnic groups (2010[3])
Releegion
Demonym

Filipino (masculine or neutral)
Filipina (feminine)

Pinoy (colloquial masculine)
Pinay (colloquial feminine)

Philippine (Scots)
Govrenment Unitar presidential constitutional republic
Rodrigo Duterte
Leni Robredo
Aquilino Pimentel III
Pantaleon Alvarez
Maria Lourdes Sereno
Legislatur Congress
Senate
Hoose o Representatives
Formation o the republic e
Juin 12, 1898
• Treaty o Paris (1898) / Spaingie Cessionc
December 10, 1898
Januar 21, 1899
Mairch 24, 1934
Mey 14, 1935
July 4, 1946
February 2, 1987
Aurie
• Tot
343,448[5] km2 (132,606 sq mi)
• Watter (%)
0.61[6] (inland waters)
• Laund
341,353[5]
Population
• 2015 census
100,981,437[7] (12t)
• Density
294/km2 (761.5/sq mi) (37t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$873.966 billion[8] (29t)
• Per capita
$8,223[8] (118t)
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$348.593 billion[8] (36t)
• Per capita
$3,280[8] (104t)
Gini (2012) 43.0[9]
middlin · 44t
HDI (2015) Increase 0.682[10]
middlin · 116th
Siller Piso (Filipino: [ˈpiso]) (₱) (PHP)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC+8)
Date format
  • mm-dd-yyyy
  • dd-mm-yyyy (AD)
Drives on the richt[11]
Cawin code +63
Internet TLD .ph
  1. ^ While Manila proper is designatit as the naition's caipital, the hale o Naitional Caipital Region (NCR) is designatit as seat o govrenment, hence the name o a region. This is acause it haes mony naitional govrenment institutions aside frae Malacanang Palace an some augencies/institutions that are locatit within the caipital ceety.[12]
  2. ^ The 1987 Philippine constitution specifees "Spaingie an Arabic shall be promotit on a voluntary an optional basis."[13]
  3. ^ Filipino revolutionaries declared unthirldom frae Spain on Juin 12, 1898, but Spain cedit the islands tae the Unitit States for $20 million in the Treaty o Paris on December 10, 1898 that eventually led tae the Philippine–American War.
  4. ^ The Unitit States o Americae recognised the unthirldom o the Philippines on Julie 4, 1946, throu the Treaty o Manila.[14] This date was chosen because it corresponds to the U.S. Independence Day, which was observed in the Philippines as Independence Day until May 12, 1962, when President Diosdado Macapagal issued Presidential Proclamation No. 28, shifting it to June 12, the date of Emilio Aguinaldo's proclamation.[15]
  5. ^ In accordance wi airticle 11 o the Revolutionar Govrenment Decree o Juin 23, 1898, the Malolos Congress selectit a commission tae draw up a draft constitution on September 17, 1898. The commission was composed of Hipólito Magsalin, Basilio Teodoro, José Albert, Joaquín González, Gregorio Araneta, Pablo Ocampo, Aguedo Velarde, Higinio Benitez, Tomás del Rosario, José Alejandrino, Alberto Barretto, José Ma. de la Viña, José Luna, Antonio Luna, Mariano Abella, Juan Manday, Felipe Calderón, Arsenio Cruz an Felipe Buencamino.[16] They were all wealthy and well educated.[17]

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 mak the Philippines prone tae earthquakes an typhoons but hae an aa endoued the kintra wi naitural resoorces 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, an Mindanao. Its caipital ceety is Manila.

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  1. In the recognised regional leids o the Philippines:
    In the recognised optional leids o the Philippines:
    • Spaingie: República de Filipinas
    • Arabic: جمهورية الفلبين‎‎

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Republic act no. 8491". Republic of the Philippines. Archived frae the oreeginal on Mairch 8, 2014. Retrieved Mairch 8, 2014. 
  2. DepEd adds 7 languages to mother tongue-based education for Kinder to Grade 3. GMA News. Julie 13, 2013.
  3. Philippine Statistics Authority 2014, pp. 29–34.
  4. "Table 1.10; Household Population by Religious Affiliation and by Sex; 2010" (PDF). 2015 Philippine Statistical Yearbook. East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority: 1–30. October 2015. ISSN 0118-1564. Retrieved August 15, 2016. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 https://www.gov.ph/about-the-philippines
  6. "East & Southeast Asia :: Philippines". The World Factbook. Washington, D.C.: Author: Central Intelligence Agency. October 28, 2009. Archived frae the oreeginal on Julie 19, 2015. Retrieved November 7, 2009. 
  7. "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population - Philippine Statistics Authority". www.psa.gov.ph. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 "Philippines". World Economic Outlook. International Monetary Fund. October 2016. 
  9. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved Mairch 2, 2011. 
  10. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved Mairch 21, 2017. 
  11. Lucas, Brian (August 2005). "Which side of the road do they drive on?". Retrieved Februar 22, 2009. 
  12. "Presidential Decree No. 940, s. 1976". Manila: Malacanang. Archived frae the oreeginal on Mey 29, 1976. Retrieved Aprile 4, 2015. 
  13. Joselito Guianan Chan; Managing Partner. "1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, Article XIV, Section 7". Chan Robles & Associates Law Firm. Retrieved Mey 4, 2013. 
  14. Treaty of General Relations Between the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines. Signed at Manila, on 4 July 1946 (PDF), United Nations, archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on Julie 23, 2011, retrieved December 10, 2007 
  15. "Republic of the Philippines Independence Day". United States State Department. Archived frae the oreeginal on Juin 12, 2015. Retrieved Julie 30, 2015. 
  16. Calderón, Felipe (1907). Mis memorias sobre la revolución filipina: Segunda etapa, (1898 á 1901). Manila: Imp. de El Renacimiento. pp. 234, 235; appendix, pp. 5–10. 
  17. Dolan, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress (1983). Ronald E., ed. Philippines, a country study (4th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress. ISBN 0-8444-0748-8. 

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