Philippines: Part VI - Country Profile and Various Topics

Government, major cities, geographic divisions, seasons and climate, national symbols, heroes and heroines, prominent Filipinos, national artists, Filipino athletes, popular sports, religion, Filipino dishes, and Philippine fruits, flowers, animals, mountains and volcanoes; More links and items below


Philippines: Country Profile Part I - A

An Introduction

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


Major Cities:

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.

Country Profile and Various Topics Links

Philippines: Country Profile Part I-B

Geographic Divisions, Season and Climate, National Symbols,

Heroes and Heroines, Prominent Filipinos


Philippines: Country Profile Part I-C

National Artists, Legendary Filipino Athletes, Popular Sports,

Religion, Filipino Dishes


Philippines: Country Profile Part I-D

Philippine Fruits, Flowers, Animals, Mountains and Volcanoes


Philippines: Country Profile Part II-A

Some People and Some Places Philippines


Philippines: Country Profile Part II-B

Some Things Philippines





Links to Philippines, 1st Edition

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