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Maps of Philippines

Physical map of the Philippines with provincial boundaries. It shows the physical features of Philippines including elevation, vegetation, and major rivers. Malaysia Indonesia Manila Quezon Cebu General Santos Davao Butuan Cagayan de Oro Iligan Zamboanga Iloilo Pagadian Ormoc San Pablo Lucena Olongapo Cabanatuan Batangas Tarlac Legazpi Surigao Roxas Calbayog Bacolod Pacific Ocean Bohol Sea Sulu Sea South China Sea

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. 

List of Provinces of the Philippines

Map of the Philippines. Political map with Filipino provinces labeled.

List of Provinces:

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.

Location of the Philippines

Map showing location of Philippines in the world.

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. 

Regional Maps: Map of Asia

Outline of the Philippines

Philippines map outline

This map shows the outline of the Philippines, including the major islands of the country, such as Luzon, Mindanao, and Samar. 

Key Facts

Legal Name Republic of the Philippines
Capital City Manila
14 36 N, 120 58 E
Independence 4 July 1946 (from the US)


Total Area 300,000.00 km2
Land Area 298,170.00 km2
Water Area 1,830.00 km2
Total Border 0.0 km
Coastline 36,289.0 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
Philippine Sea
Highest Elevation 2,954 m
Mount Apo


Population 108,116,615
Major Cities
  1. Manila (13,923,452)
  2. Davao City (1,825,450)
  3. Cebu City (980,070)
  4. Zamboanga City (917,477)
  5. Antipolo (881,018)
  6. Cagayan de Oro City (753,138)
  7. Dasmarinas (747,208)
  8. Bacoor (686,398)
  9. General Santos City (652,723)
  10. Bacolod (613,437)
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 $376.80 Billion
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

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