The economy of the Philippines is the 4th largest economy in South East Asia and the 36th largest economy in the world by purchasing power parity according to the International Monetary Fund in 2009.
Geography of the Philippines
The Republic of the Philippines is an archipelago, which lies in Southeast Asia, comprising 7,107 islands with a total land area of 300,000 km² about 1000 of its islands are inhabited, and less than one-half of these islands are larger than 2.
Philippine Income Classification of Cities
With the enactment of the Local Government Code of 1991, municipalities and cities now share the same powers and responsibilities.
Ati-atihan is one of the festivities in the Philippines held annually every third Sunday of January in Kalibo, Aklan, in honor of the town patron, the infant Santo Niño.
Ilocos Sur is a province of the Philippines located along the western coast of Northern Luzon and belongs to Ilocos Region.
Occidental Mindoro, known as the “Home of the Indigenous Mangyans,” is a province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
Antique is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.
Zambales is one of the provinces of the Philippines and is located in Central Luzon region.
Dinagat Islands is the 81st and the newest created province of the Philippines.