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General Introduction

The Philippines officially known as the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign island country in southeast asia situated  in the western Pacific ocean. To its north across the Luzon strait lies Taiwan; west across the South China Sea sits Vietnam; south west is the island of Borneo across the Sulu Sea & to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia. While to the east its bounded by the Philippines sea & the island nation of Palau.

At 300,000 square kilometers, the Philippines is the 73rd the largest country in the world, consisting of an archipelago of 7,107 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao. 

Bodies of Water:

The Philippines boast of many different kinds of natural water forms, such as bays, rivers, lakes falls, gulfs, straits, and swamps. Because it is made up of islands, the country's coastline, if laid end-to-end, would measure around 17.5 thousand kilometers. The Philippines is blessed with excellent natural harbors for ports like Manila Bay. Other excellent harbors with port potentials are found in Ilocos, Pangasinan, Visayas, and Mindanao. The three largest rivers in the country are the Cagayan River in Northern Luzon, the Rio Grande de Mindanao, and the Agusan River, also in Mindanao. Also noteworthy in terms of size are the Agno, Pasig, Angat Pampanga, and Bicol rivers in Luzon. Most popular among tourist is the famous underground river in Palawan. Aside from rivers, the country also abounds with lakes. Easily the most famous is the heart-shaped Laguna de Bay. Other famous lakes are Taal in Batangas, Sampaloc in Laguna, Buhi and Bulusan in Bicol, Naujan in Mindoro oriental, and Lanao and Mainit in Mindanao. Generating power for the Nation's growth are the magnificent waterfalls that serve as tourist attractions, as well. The biggest is waterfalls is the Maria Cristina falls, it can be found in the North Western part of Lanao province in Mindanao, while the most popular is Pagsanjan falls in Laguna, where tourist came in droves.

Natural Resources:

The Philippines is rich in natural resources. It has fertile, arable lands, diverse flora and fauna, extensive coastlines, and rich mineral deposits.

Our Land:

The Philippines' primary source of livelihood is its fertile land. Rich, wide plains suitable for farming are found in the Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, South western Bicol, Panay, Negros, Davao, Cotabato, Agusan and Bukidnon. The country's six major crops are rice, corn, sugarcane, coconut, abaca and tobacco. Except for rice and corn, all these products are exported, along with bananas and pineapples.

Our Forests:

The Philippines also boasts of wide tracts of lush, green forests. In fact, almost half of the country's total land area is forested. Sixty percent of these forests are found in Mindanao.

Mineral resources:

Except for petroleum and a number of metals, mineral resources abound in Philippine soil. The country's mineral deposits can be classified into metals and non-metals. Our metal deposits are estimated at 21.5 billion metric tons, while non-metal deposits are projected at 19.3 billion metric tons. Nickel ranks first in terms of deposits and size, it is found in Surigao del Norte, Davao, Palawan, Romblon and Samar. Iron is found in Ilocos Norte, Nueva Ecija, Camarines Norte and Cotabato. While copper in Zambales, Batangas, Mindoro, Panay and Negros. Among non-metal deposits, the most abundant are cement, lime, and marble. Other non-metals include asbestos, clay, guano, asphalt, feldspar, sulfur, talc, silicon, phosphate, and marble.

 

Fast Facts

  • International airports : Hulhule Oirport,Gan Airport
  • Population of Maldives : 410,591
  • Languages spoken: Dhivehi .French ,English Porlugi

 

Climate

The Philippines has a tropical maritime climate & is usually hot & humid. Temperatures usually range from 21 *C to 32 *C although it can get cooler or hotter depending on the season. The coolest month is January. The warmest is May.

Month

Jan

Feb

March

April

May

June

July

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Low

23

24

25

26

25

25

25

25

25

24

24

24

High

30

30

31

32

33

32

31

31

31

31

31

30 

March to May is hot and dry. June to October is rainy. November to February is cool.

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