Population of 94.85 million


Pangulo ng Pilipinas is the leader of the Philippines. He is the head of state and head of government. He leads the executive branch and is the commander in chief of the armed forces of the Philippines.


The Philippine archipelago was settled at least 30,000 years ago. About the year 900. Ferdinand Magellan was the first European who landed in the Philippines. On July 4th 1946 the Philippines gain its independence. After World War ll, the Philippines had a lot to rebuild. After they were rebuilt, in 1965, Ferdinand Marcos was elected president. Spain was the European country that colonized the Philippines in 1898.

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The Philippines is on the southern east rim of Asia. The Philippine sea is one the east side and the South China sea on the west. The Luzon Straight is to the north and Celebes sea to the south. Taiwan is located directly to the north. The island of Borneo is located a few hundred kilometers southwest of the Philippines.

Ethnic Groups

28.1% Tagalog, 13.1% Cebuano, 9% Ilocano, 7.6% Bisaya/Binisaya, 7.5% Hiligaynon, 6% Bikol, and 3.4% Waray
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