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Info Philippines: An Introduction
Official Name - Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas); Location - Southeast Asia; Land Area - 115,830 Square Miles; Physical Description - Archipelago of more than 7,100 Islands and Islets; Coastline - 21,500 Miles
Government - Republic; Branches of Government - Executive, Legislative and Judicial; Capital - Manila; People of the Philippines - Filipino(s); National Language - Filipino; Official Languages - Filipino and English
Major Cities - Angeles, Baguio, Bohol, Cebu, Davao, Makati, Manila, Quezon City, Olongapo, Tagaytay, Zamboanga and still others; Tourist Spots - Baguio, Banaue, Boracay, Cebu, Corregidor, Davao, Manila, Palawan, Subic, Taal, Tagaytay and still others
Baguio City - It is the "summer capital" of the Philippines and it is a city which sits atop the Cordillera mountain range. It was formerly a mountain settlement which was re-designed by Daniel Burnham, and the city was established in 1900.
Manila - It is the capital of the Philippines and it is a city rich in culture and history.
Quezon City - It is the largest city in the Philippines in terms of population and one of the biggest cities in terms of land area. The city's name was derived from the surname of the first president of the Philippine Commonwealth, Manuel L. Quezon.
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