Although the Spaniards controlled the Philippines for 333 years, the Spanish language could never prevail in the country.
Tectonic plates below the Philippines
Philippines are located in the western Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia seated on the Pacific Ring of Fire which is a direct result of the tectonic plates.
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.
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.
Leyte is a province of the Philippines and is the largest and oldest among the provinces in the Eastern Visayas Region.
La Union is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
Located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon, Laguna is notable for being the birthplace of Jose Rizal, the country’s national hero.
Romblon is an island province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
Zambales is one of the provinces of the Philippines and is located in Central Luzon region.