Located in the continent of Asia, Philippines covers 298,170 square kilometers of land and 1,830 square kilometers of water, making it the 73rd largest nation in the world with a total area of 300,000 square kilometers.
The Philippines became an independent state in 1946, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of The Philippines is 103,775,002 (2012) and the nation has a density of 348 people per square kilometer.
The currency of The Philippines is the Philippine Peso (PHP). As well, the people of The Philippines are refered to as Philippine.
The dialing code for the country is 63 and the top level internet domain for Philippine sites is .ph.
The Philippines does not share land borders with any countries.
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|Density||348.0 / km2 ( 901.4 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Manila (Metro Manila)|
|GDP||285,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||2,746 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||298,170 km2 (115,124 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,830 km2 (707 mi2)|
What is the capital of The Philippines?
Manila is the capital city of Philippines. It has a population of 10,444,527, and is located on a latitue of 14.6 and longitude of 120.98.
Manila is also the political center of Philippines, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Manila, the Capital Of The Philippines
|Elevation||13 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in The Philippines
|#15||Cagayan de Oro||445,103|
|#18||San Jose del Monte||357,828|