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Official Name
Republic of the Philippines
Motto
For God, People, Nature, and Country
Region
Asia
Sub-Region
South-Eastern Asia
Capital
Manila
Currency
Philippine Peso (PHP)
Independence Day
12 Jun 1898: Commemorates 1898 declaration by Emilio Aguinaldo during the Philippine Revolution against Spain. The Philippines achieved self-rule from the United States on July 4, 1946, and celebrated July 4 as Independence Day until 1964.
Population
100,108,500
Nationality
Filipino
Ethnic Group
33.8% Visayan, 27.7% Tagalog, 9.8% Ilocano, 6.8% Bicolano, 5.1% Moro, 3.1% Kapampangan, 1.7% Igorot, 1.4% Pangasinense, 1.2% Chinese, 1.1% Zamboangueo, 6.8% others
Area
342,353 km2
Time Zone
PST (UTC+8)
Geo Location
Latitude 13.00, Longitude 122.00
Dialing Code
+63
ISO 9166 alpha 2 code
PH
ISO 9166 alpha 3 code
PHL
ISO 9166 numeric 3 code
608
Code for International Olympic Committee
PHI
Country Domain (ccTLD)
.ph