About the Philippines

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The Philippines also spelt Pilipinas or Filipinas official name is the Republic of the Philippines (Tagalog: Republika ng Pilipinas)[a] is a country in South-east Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean consisting of 7,641 islands This may change as they are still discovering more. The are 3 main islands where the majority of the population live they are Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city in the country is Quezon City, this often confuses people when they first visit as Manila and Quezon City seem to be part of the same city. both part of Metro Manila and have expand to meet each other, hence the reason they tend to blend into one huge city. Bounded by the disputed waters of the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the south-west. The Philippines has more miles of coastline and beaches than any other country this is because of its many islands.