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Map of Philippines

Map of Philippines

Demonym: Filipino
Motto: Maka-Diyos, Maka-Tao, Makakalikasan, at Makabansa (For God, People, Nature, and Country)
Population: 103,775,002 (2012)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Manila
Capital Coordinates: 14°35′N 121°0′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+8
Currency: Peso
Currency Code: PHP
Currencies Issued: centavo peso piso sentimo
GDP: $172.3 billion (2008)
Per Capita Income: $1,755 (2008)
Foreign Debt: $72.3 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: PH
Internet Country Code: .ph
Calling Code: 63
Electrical Generation Capacity: 15580000 kW
Independence: 1946 from United States
Area: 300,000 square km (298,170 km land) (1,830 km water)
Coastline: 36,289 km
Lowest Point: Philippine Sea (0 m)
Highest Point: Mount Apo (2,954 m)
Life Expectancy: 71.94 years
Fertility Rate: 3.15 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 18.75 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 0.10% (2003)
Human Development Index: 0.644 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.6 (2011)
Literacy: 92.60 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 3

Number of coins in catalogue: 25

Number of stamps in catalogue: 26

Location of Philippines in Asia

Regional Map for Philippines

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