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Country Name: The Republic of the Philippines/Republika ng Pilipinas (in Filipino)
Form of government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Upper House: Senate
Lower House: House of Representatives.
Capital: Manila – Pop: 13.9 million (2020 data)
Largest City : Quezon City – Pop: 2.9 million (2020 data)
Philippines Location: South East Asia, Western Pacific Ocean.
Philippines Land size: 300,000 sq. kms.
Philippines Population : (Philippines Population clock link, click below)
Philippine Flag and Coat of Arms:
Philippine National Anthem: Lupang Hinirang
Filipino – Is spoken by at least 96.4%
English – English is spoken by 63.7% of the population. English is used in Commerce and Law, and is used as the medium of instructions in Education. However, the question of how much of a competitive advantage English is being used by Filipinos has become a concern. It has been observed that the teaching and learning process appear to be inadequate so that improvements have to be implemented for Filipinos to reach a much level in fluency and competency.
Dialects and Languages: 175
Major Dialects :
National Dance : Tinikling
National Flower : Sampaguita and Waling-waling
National Animal : Carabao (Beast of Burden)
National Symbol: Philippine Monkey Eating Eagle
National Costume: Barong Tagalog (Male); Baro’t Saya or Filipiniana (Female)