Philippines Statistics

  • Capital: Manila
  • Population: 105,720,644
  • GDP: $351,400,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    115,831 (sq miles)
    300,000 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Philippine peso (PHP)

Philippines Facts

  • Philippines Facts... When a child loses a tooth they hide their tooth in a special place and make a wish. A year later, if they can... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Conversation is casual during meals. The best way for a guest to compliment a meal is to eat heartily. A small portion is left on... Learn More
  • In their Language... There are two official languages in the Philippines, Pilipino and English. English is used for business, government, and education from the fourth grade through college.... Learn More
  • Family... The average Filipino family is large, often with four or more children. Professionally and otherwise, Filipino women generally enjoy equality with men. Family ties are... Learn More
  • Fashion... As elsewhere in the world, clothing trends in the Philippines have somewhat conformed to Western standards, with a few exceptions. Women generally wear western style... Learn More

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