The Philippines

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PHILIPPINES

 

THE PHILIPPINES IS AN ARCHIPELAGIC COUNTRY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

 

IT IS SITUATED IN WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN AND CONSISTS OF AROUND 7,641 ISLAND THAT ARE BROADLY CATEGORIZED UNDER THREE MAIN GEOGRAPHICAL DIVISIONS FROM NORTH TO SOUTH; LUZON, VISAYAS, MINDANAO.

 

THE PHILIPPINES COVERS AN AREA 300,000 km2 (120,000sq mi) AND AS OF 2021 IT HAD A POPULATION OF AROUND 190 MILLION PEOPLE, MAKING IT THE WORLD´S 13 MOST POPULOS COUNTRY.