Looking to boost your local knowledge about this fabulous country? Take a look at these 26 interesting facts about the Philippines!
Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands in Southeast Asia.
Its nearest neighbors are China to the northwest, Taiwan to the north, South Korea and Japan to the northeast, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and Palau to the east, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia to the south, Malaysia and Singapore to the southwest and Vietnam to the west.
To dip your toes in the crystal clear waters that lap upon the stunning sandy beaches of the Philippines, head for the coordinates of 13.0000° N, 122.0000°
Flag of the Philippines
The terrain here is mostly mountainous, contrasted by coastal lowlands that range from narrow to extensive in size.
The total land area of Philippines is 115,831 square miles (300,000 square kilometres)…