Philippines

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
Asia
Area:
300,000 sq km OR 115,831 sq mi
Coastline:
36,289 km OR 22,554 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 2954 m OR 9,692 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
100,699,395 (2010)
Population growth rate:
1.54% (2010)
Population density:
336 per sq km OR 869 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 44.40%
Rural: 55.60%
Life Expectancy:
71.66 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
19.34 (2010)
Birth Rate:
24.4 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
5.9 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
96.30% (2010)
Male Literacy:
95.80% (2010)
Female Literacy:
96.80% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Manila
Official Language(s):
Filipino English

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$2,136
Currency:
Philippine Peso

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