Philippines's Flag

The stars on the flag represents the countries 3 main geographical areas.The sun's 8 rays represents the provinces (similar to states) that fought for independence from Spain.The blue stands for the countries ideals ,and the red stands for courage.
Text messaging in the Philippines is majorly popular.Altogether Filipino cell phone users send an average of 400 million text messages a day (More than all countries in Europe)
The flag of the Philippines is the only one to be flown upside down ,when the nation is at war.
There are more than 200 volcanoes found on the islands,but only 20 of them are active.
Consists of more than a thousand islands,but if you stuck them together they would be size of Ecuador or the state Arizona.