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Republic of the Philippines

Republika ng Pilipinas  (Filipino)
Motto: 
"Maka-Diyos, Maka-Tao, Makakalikasan at Makabansa"[1]
"For God, People, Nature and Country"
Anthem: Lupang Hinirang
(English: "Chosen Land")
Great Seal
Great Seal of the Philippines
Dakilang Sagisag ng Pilipinas  (Filipino)
Great Seal of the Philippines
PHL orthographic.svg
Location Philippines ASEAN.svg
CapitalManilaa
14°35′N120°58′E / 14.583°N 120.967°E / 14.583; 120.967
Largest cityQuezon City
14°38′N121°02′E / 14.633°N 121.033°E / 14.633; 121.033
Official languages
Recognized regional languages
Protected auxiliary languages
Other recognized languagesFilipino Sign Language
Ethnic groups
(2015)
Religion
(2010)
Demonym(s)Filipino
(masculine or neutral)
Filipina
(feminine)

Philippine
(used for certain common nouns)
Pinoy
(colloquial masculine or neutral)

Pinay
(colloquial feminine)
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutionalrepublic
Rodrigo Duterte
Maria Leonor Robredo
Vicente Sotto III
Lord Allan Velasco
Diosdado Peralta
LegislatureCongress
Senate
House of Representatives
Independence 
from the United States
June 12, 1898
December 10, 1898
July 4, 1946
Area
• Total
300,000 km2 (120,000 sq mi) (72nd)
• Water (%)
0.61[6] (inland waters)
• Land
298,170
Population
• 2020 estimate
109,048,269[7]
• 2015 census
100,981,437[8][9] (13th)
• Density
336/km2 (870.2/sq mi) (47th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$933.913 billion[10] (27th)
• Per capita
$10,094[10] (115th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$367.362 billion[10] (31st)
• Per capita
$3,484[10] (119th)
Gini (2015)Positive decrease 44.4[11]
medium · 44th
HDI (2018)Increase 0.712[12]
high · 106th
CurrencyPhilippine peso (₱) (PHP)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
Date format
  • mm/dd/yyyy
  • dd/mm/yyyy
Mains electricity220 V–60 Hz
Driving sideright,[13] formerly left before 1947/1948
Calling code+63
ISO 3166 codePH
Internet TLD.ph
  1. ^ While the Manila is designated as the nation's capital, the seat of government is the National Capital Region, popularly known as "Metro Manila", of which the city of Manila is a part.[14][15] Many national government institutions aside from Malacañang Palace and some agencies/institutions are located within the NCR.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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