This map shows the terrain of the islands of the Philippines. Brown represents the highest points of the country, including the Sierra Madre, the cordillera Central, and the Zambales Mountains. As the country is made up of over 7,000 islands, there is also a lot of lower-elevation areas along the coast. The map also shows the major rivers in the country, like the Cagayan River, the Tarlac River, the Pulangi River, and the Agusan River.
Abra, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Aklan, Albay, Antique, Apayao, Aurora, Basilan, Bataan, Batanes, Batangas, Benguet, Biliran, Bohol, Bukidnon, Bulacan, Cagayan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Camiguin, Capiz, Catanduanes, Cavite, Cebu, Compostela Valley, Cotabato, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental, Dinagat Islands, Eastern Samar, Guimaras, Ifugao, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Iloilo, Isabela, Kalinga, La Union, Laguna, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Leyte, Maguindanao, Marinduque, Masbate, Misamis Occidental, Mountain Province, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Northern Samar, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Occidental Mindoro, Palawan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Quezon, Quirino, Rizal, Romblon, Samar, Sarangani, Siquijoyr, Sorsogon, South Cotabato, Southern Leyte, Sultan Kudarat, Sulu, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Tarlac, Tawi-Tawi, Zambales, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay.
This map shows the location of the Philippines within Asia, specifically Southeast Asia. Nearby countries include Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore. The Philippines is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, specifically the South China Sea, the Sulu Sea, the Celebes Sea, and the Philippine Sea.
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|Legal Name||Republic of the Philippines|
|14 36 N, 120 58 E|
|Independence||4 July 1946 (from the US)|
|Total Area||300,000 km2|
|Land Area||298,170 km2|
|Water Area||1,830 km2|
|Total Border||0 km|
|Climate||Tropical marine; northeast monsoon (november to april); southwest monsoon (may to october)|
|Coordinates||13 00 N, 122 00 E|
|Mean Elevation||442 m|
|Lowest Elevation||0 m|
|Highest Elevation||2,954 m|
|Ethnic Groups||Tagalog 24.4%, Bisaya/Binisaya 11.4%, Cebuano 9.9%, Ilocano 8.8%, Hiligaynon/Ilonggo 8.4%, Bikol/Bicol 6.8%, Waray 4%, other local ethnicity 26.1%, other foreign ethnicity .1% (2010 est.)|
|Languages||unspecified Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan|
|Religions||Roman Catholic 80.6%, Protestant 8.2% (includes Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches 2.7%, National Council of Churches in the Philippines 1.2%, other Protestant 4.3%), other Christian 3.4%, Muslim 5.6%, tribal religions .2%, other 1.9%, none .1% (2010 est.)|
|Currency||Philippine pesos (PHP)|
|GDP Per Capita||$3,485.08|
|Exports||Semiconductors and electronic products, machinery and transport equipment, wood manufactures, chemicals, processed food and beverages, garments, coconut oil, copper concentrates, seafood, bananas/fruits|
This page was last updated on August 3, 2020