Christmas in the Philippines
Being one of the two Catholic countries in Asia, the Philippines celebrates Christmas like no other country in the region.
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.
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.
Philippine typical meals
Some typical meals with their Filipino names are:
A municipality (Filipino: bayan; munisipalidad) is a local government unit in the Philippines.
Camiguin is an island province of the Philippines located in Bohol Sea, about ten kilometers off the northern coast of Misamis Oriental in the Northern Mindanao region.
Oriental Mindoro, located about 140 km southwest of Manila, is a province of the Philippines located in the island of Mindoro under the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
Zamboanga Del Sur
Zamboanga del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in Region IX and occupies the southern section of the Zamboanga Peninsula that forms the western part of the island of Mindanao.
Guimaras is an island province of the Philippines.
Aurora is a province of the Philippines and is located in the Central Luzon region.