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PHILIPPINES

Location

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Important Cities

  1. Manila(Capital)
  2. Baguio City
  3. Cebu City
  4. Davao City
  5. Quezon City
  6. San Fernando
  7. Laoag
  8. Vigan
  9. Sagada
  10. Banaue
  11. Butuan

Main Attractions

  1. Mount Halcon (Mindoro Island)
  2. Naujan Lake(Mindoro Island)
  3. Tamapaw Falls (Mindoro Islands)
  4. Banaue Rice Terraces
  5. The Caves and Domes of Marcos Island
  6. Del Monte Pine Apple Fields (Bukidnon)
  7. Tall Volcano (Near Manila)
  8. Tubattaha Reef
  9. Signal Hill
  10. St Paul's underground River
  11. Chocolate Hills
  12. Coconut Palace (Manila)
  13. Pagsanjan Falls (Near Manila)
  14. Crystal Caves (Baguio)
  15. Lake Lanao
  16. Apo Range - has spectacular Waterfalls, rapids, forests, springs, and mountain lakes
  17. Maria Cristina Falls

Main Industries

  1. Electronics
  2. Petroleum Refining
  3. Footwear
  4. Fishing
  5. Garments
  6. Wood Products
  7. Food Processing
Hunted Facts on philippines
  • Mindoro is considered to be the 7th largest island of the Philippines.
  • Its towering 8,488 feet peak is considered to be the 3rd highest peak in the Philippines.
  • Rich in natural resources with an abundant area of streams provide the residents with ample supply of fresh water fishes with extensive areas of rich and fertile lands are planted with cassava, corn, rice, coconut and many other root crops makes the inhabitants self sufficient of food supplies.
  • The Philippines was less severely affected by the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s than its neighbors, aided in part by its high level of annual remittances from overseas workers, no sustained run-up in asset prices, and more moderate debt prior to the crises.
  • The Philippines is a member of the UN and some of its specialized agencies, and served a two-year term as a member of the UN Security Council from January 2004-2006, acting as UNSC President in September 2005.
  • Philippine soldiers and police have participated in a number of multilateral civilian police and peacekeeping operations, and a Philippine Army general served as the first commander of the UN Peacekeeping Operation in East Timor.
  • The government of the Philippines is organized as a presidential-unitary republic, where the President functions as head of state, the head of government, and the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
  • It lies between 116° 40' and 126° 34' E. longitude, and 4° 40' and 21° 10' N. latitude, and borders the Philippine Sea on the east, on the South China Sea the west, and the Celebes Sea on the south.
  • The Moluccas and Sulawesi are to the south, and Palau is to the east beyond the Philippine Sea.
  • Politics of the Philippines takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of the Philippines is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.





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