Indigenous Religious Beliefs and Practices in the Philippines
Though religion in the Philippines has been influenced by western religions, they still maintain a distinct Southeast Asian flavor in their spiritual beliefs and practices.
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.
Christmas in the Philippines
Being one of the two Catholic countries in Asia, the Philippines celebrates Christmas like no other country in the region.
Although the Spaniards controlled the Philippines for 333 years, the Spanish language could never prevail in the country.
The Filipino and Filipina, commonly known as Pinoy and Pinay in local language, are made up of several ethnic groups that speak Austronesian languages.
Basilan is an island province of the Philippines located within the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Sultan Kudarat is a province of the Philippines belonging to the SOCCSKSARGEN region.
Guimaras is an island province of the Philippines.
Lanao Del Sur
Lanao del Sur is one of the provinces of the Philippines and is part of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Davao Del Sur
Davao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in southeastern Mindanao.