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.
Common Philippine drinks
In addition to the bright San Miguel beer, there are a number of other local spirits.
Culture of the Philippines
Philippines is a country that contains different cultures and influences.
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.
Bukidnon is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region.
Masbate is an island province located in the Bicol Region and lies at the center of the Philippine archipelago.
Camarines Norte is one of the six provinces that make up the Bicol Region.
Compostela Valley, called Comval for short, is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
South Cotabato is a province of the Philippines located in the southern part of the island of Mindanao.