The Philippines is a unique country characterized by many things making it different. It is located in Southeast Asia , in the Western Pacific. The Philippines is comprising more than 7,000 islands ; exactly 7,641 islands. Manila , the capital , is famous for its waterfront promenade called (Manila Bay) and old towns like Chinatown, called (Binondo) and Intramuros, which is a walled city in colonial times, that was the heart of Manila those old times. San Agustin Church (a storied citadel) and Fort Santiago (military prison) are 2 famous historical tourist spots in Manila.
Some interesting information:
- The Philippines officially the Republic of the Philippines: (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas)
- The National Flag of the Philippines: (Filipino: Pambansang Watawat ng Pilipinas) is a horizontal flag bicolor with equal bands of royal blue and scarlet, and with a white, equilateral triangle at the hoist.
- President: Rodrigo Duterte Trending
- Capital: Manila
- Dialing code: +63
- Population: 103.3 million (2016) World Bank
What is population of the Philippines?
103.3 million in 2016
Sources include: World Bank
The tabel at the side shows the population the moment writing this article.
Points of interest:
The Philippines has many interesting tourist and commercial destinations. Some of the are Cebu and Davao cities , Boracay, Mactan, Palawan and Panglao Islands