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Physical map of the Philippines with provincial boundaries. It shows the physical features of Philippines including elevation, vegetation, and major rivers.
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Philippines's Quick Facts

Land Area 298,170 km2
Water Area 1,830 km2
Total Area 300,000 km2
Population 102,624,209
Population Density 342.08 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $807.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $7,700
Currency Peso (PHP)
Largest Cities
  • Manila (13,923,452)
  • Davao City (1,825,450)
  • Cebu City (980,070)
  • Zamboanga City (917,477)
  • Antipolo (881,018)
  • Cagayan de Oro City (753,138)
  • Dasmarinas (747,208)
  • Bacoor (686,398)
  • General Santos City (652,723)
  • Bacolod (613,437)
Flag of Philippines

The Philippines flag was officially adopted on May 19, 1898.

The white triangle is symbolic of peace, red symbolizes bravery and blue represents patriotism.

The three gold stars and sun represent the three main divisions of the country - Luzon, Mindanao and Visayas.

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Flag of Philippines

The coat of arms of the Philippines is composed of a shield depicting sun and stars (transposed from the flag).

The eagle of the United States on the field of blue, and the lion of Castile and Leon on the field of red, represent the colonial history of the Philippines.

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