|Area (sq km):||300,000|
|FIPS Country Code:||RP|
|ISO Country Code:||PH|
|GRN Office:||Gospel Recordings Philippines|
The Philippines has a population of 90 million, on over 7,100 islands. The capital is Manila.
The peoples are Malayo-Indonesian Filipinos (approx. 95%), Mixed races (3.5%), Chinese (2.5%) and others (0.2%).
The literacy rate was 95% in 2000.
Official languages are Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English. There are about 210 other languages.
The Philippines has a mixed agricultural and industrial economy.
It was a Spanish colony from 1565 to 1898, hence there is still a Catholic majority. Christians make up 93% of the population. (Catholic 67%, Protestant 6% , Independent 15.%) Muslims number over 5%. There is freedom of religion.
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News about Philippines
Philippines Prayer n' Praise - April/May 2013: Monthly information for prayer and praise, from Gospel Recordings Philippines Inc. (PDF - 266Kb.)
Kawa-Saka Orientaton Booklet - 2012: Volunteer Orientation Booklet for participants or those interested in the GRN Short Term Mission to the Philippines in April 2012
Short Term Mission - Philippines: Want to do something meaningful in 2013? Consider a short term mission to the Philippines with Global Recordings Network.
Ever too Late?: No, it's never too late to become a foreign missionary!
Ministry Update: GRN Around the World: News from South America, India and Philippines.
Kawa-Saka - GR Philippines reaches out to the Kalinga people: Gospel Recordings Philippines conducts a short-term mission called "Kawa-Saka" to reach the Butbut, Gui'layon, Balatoc, Lubuagan and the Tulgao people in the mountain ranges of Kalinga Province.
African language in the Philippines: "How in the world could I hear my own language here. I haven't heard this since I was imprisoned, except when my brothers occasionally come to visit."
Reaching the Poor in the Philippines: Pictures of Filipinos using the GRN materials.
The Fruit of our Labor: A short testimony from a recent trip of the Medical Mission Team to Sagada, Mountain Province in the Northern Luzon, Philippines.