Philippines

Philippines Facts Capital: ManilaGovernment Type: RepublicCurrency: PHPPopulation: 105,720,644Total Area: 115,830 Square Miles300,000 Square KilometersLocation: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of VietnamLanguage: two official languages - Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English; eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense. LanguagesTwo official languages - Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English; eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense. There are two official languages in the Philippines, Pilipino and English. English is used for business, government, and education from the fourth grade through college. Pilipino, which is based mostly on Tagalog, which is the language spoken in central Luzon. Pilipino is referred to as Tagalog by most people.   The Philippines People &nb...

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