•             THE PHILIPPINES - FACTS

     
             Full name: Republic of the Philippines
     
             Population: 96.5 million (UN, 2012)

             Capital: Manila
     
             Area: 300,000 sq km (115,831 sq miles)
     
             Major languages: Filipino, English (both official)
     
             Major religions: Catholic Christianity, Islam
     
             Life expectancy: 66 years (men), 73 years (women) (UN)

             Monetary unit: 1 Philippine peso = 100 centavos
     
             Main exports: Electrical machinery, clothing, food and live animals, chemicals,
                timber products

             GNI per capita: US $2,210 (World Bank, 2011)

             Internet domain: .ph
     
             International dialing code: +63
Last Modified on February 11, 2014