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Size and Location
- 115,000 Square miles
- about the size of Arizona
- under China
- above indonesia
- about 7,000 islands
- 7% above 1 sq. mile.
- highest peak is Mount Apo at 9,690 ft. (half the size of Denali.)
Total Population of 102,250,133
- about the same pop. of ethiopia
- achieved full independence on July 4, 1946
- Had an earthquake (7.2) in 2013 which caused 144 deaths and 300 injured
- Typhoon also in 2013 killing thousand
- Major langauages: English and Filipano
"Philippines." Infoplease. Infoplease. Web. 16 May 2016.