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Philippines

Flag: Philippines
Geography
 
Location:Archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam
Area:Total: 300,000 sq km Land: 298,170 sq km Water: 1,830 sq km
Land boundaries:None
Map: Philippines
Climate:Tropical marine
People
 
Population:91,077,287 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure:0-14 years: 34.5% (male 16,043,257/female 15,415,334) 15-64 years: 61.3% (male 27,849,584/female 28,008,293) 65 years and over: 4.1% (male 1,631,866/female 2,128,953) (2007 est.)
Ethnic groups:Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000 census)
Religions:Roman Catholic 80.9%, Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, Aglipayan 2%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.6%, none 0.1% (2000 census)
Languages:Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
Government
 
Government type:Republic
Capital:Manila
Independence:12 June 1898 (independence proclaimed from Spain); 4 July 1946 (from the US)
Legal system:Based on Spanish and Anglo-American law
Economy
 
GDP (purchasing power parity):$449.8 billion (2006 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP):$5,000 (2006 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:Agriculture: 14.1% industry: 31.6% services: 54.2% (2006 est.)
Industries:Electronics assembly, garments, footwear, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, wood products, food processing, petroleum refining, fishing
Currency (code):Philippine peso (PHP)




This article was compiled with the aid of the CIA World Fact book.



 
 
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