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.
Philippine City Classification
Cities, like municipalities, are composed of barangays, which can range from urban neighborhoods to rural communities.
Philippines - hurricane prone area
Boosted by gusty winds, expeditious super typhoon Yolanda swept the previous days in the Philippines, a country with a population of over 92 million inhabitants, but also very common to devastating storms.
Although the Spaniards controlled the Philippines for 333 years, the Spanish language could never prevail in the country.
Nueva Ecija is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in Central Luzon region.
La Union is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
Basilan is an island province of the Philippines located within the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Zambales is one of the provinces of the Philippines and is located in Central Luzon region.
Northern Samar is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.