Philippines

Information about Philippines

Region:Asia
Capital:Manila
Population:94,013,200
Area (sq km):300,000
FIPS Country Code:RP
ISO Country Code:PH
GRN Office:Gospel Recordings Philippines

Philippines Facts

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.

Map of Philippines

Map of Philippines

Languages and dialects spoken in Philippines

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Language Names Recordings Available
Agta, Central Cagayan [Philippines, Visayas, Bohol]
Agta, San Mariano [Philippines]
Agutayanon [Philippines, Luzon, Palawan]
Alangan [Philippines, Luzon, Mindoro Occidental]
Atta, Faire [Philippines, Luzon, Cagayan]
Ayta, Abenllen [Philippines, Luzon, Tarlac]
Ayta: Kadmang [Philippines, Luzon, Bataan]
Ayta, Mag-Anchi [Philippines]
Ayta: Mag-Beken [Philippines, Luzon, Bataan]
Ayta, Mag-Indi [Philippines, Luzon, Zambales, Botolan]
Bagobo: Guiangan [Philippines, Mindanao, Davao del Sur]
Balangao [Philippines]
Balangingi [Philippines, Mindanao]
Batak [Philippines, Luzon, Palawan]
Bicol [Philippines, Luzon]
Bilaan, Koronadal [Philippines, Mindanao, Soccsksargen, South Cotabato]
Bilaan, Sarangani [Philippines, Mindanao, Sarangani]
Binokid [Philippines, Mindanao, Agusan del Sur]
Bontoc, Central [Philippines, Luzon, Mountain Province]
Bontoc, Central: Sadanga [Philippines, Luzon, Mountain Province]
Bontoc Group [Philippines, Luzon, Mountain Province]
Bontoc: Tokokan [Philippines, Luzon]
Buhid & Buhid: Northern [Philippines, Luzon, Mindoro Occidental]
Cagayanon [Philippines, Mindanao, Sulu]
Calamiano [Philippines, Luzon, Palawan]
Casiguran Dumagat [Philippines]
Cebuano [Philippines]
Cebuano: Boholano [Philippines]
Chabakano [Philippines, Mindanao, Zamboanga del Norte]
Cuyonon [Philippines, Luzon, Palawan]
Davaweno [Philippines]
Dibabawon [Philippines, Mindanao]
English: Philippines
Gaddang [Philippines]
Hanunoo [Philippines]
Hiligaynon [Philippines]
Ibaloi [Philippines, Luzon, Benguet]
Ibaloi: Atok [Philippines, Luzon, Nueva Vizcaya]
Ibaloi: Kabayan [Philippines]
Ibanag [Philippines, Luzon, Cagayan]
Ifugao, Amganad [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao, Antipolo [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao: Banaue [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao, Batad [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao: Burnay [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao: Damag [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao: Kiangan [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao, Mayoyao [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ifugao: Nungawa [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Ilocano: Benguet [Philippines, Luzon]
Ilokano [Philippines, Luzon]
Ilongot [Philippines, Luzon]
Iraya: San Teodoro [Philippines, Luzon, Mindoro Occidental]
Isnag: Imandaya [Philippines, Luzon, Apayao]
Itawes & Itawes: Rizal [Philippines, Luzon, Cagayan]
Itawit [Philippines, Luzon, Cagayan]
Itbayat [Philippines, Luzon]
Itneg, Banao [Philippines, Luzon, Kalinga]
Itneg, Inlaod [Philippines, Luzon, Abra]
Itneg, Maeng [Philippines, Luzon, Abra]
Itneg, Masadiit [Philippines, Luzon]
Itneg, Moyadan [Philippines, Luzon]
Ivatan [Philippines, Luzon, Batanes]
Kabulowen, Dumagat [Philippines, Visayas, Bohol]
Kagayanen [Philippines]
Kalagan [Philippines, Mindanao]
Kalagan: Isamal [Philippines, Mindanao]
Kalangoya [Philippines, Visayas, Bohol]
Kalinga, Butbut [Philippines, Luzon]
Kalinga, Caloan [Philippines, Luzon, Kalinga]
Kalinga, Tanudan: Lubo [Philippines, Luzon, Kalinga]
Kalinga, Tanudan, Mangali [Philippines, Luzon, Kalinga]
Kalinga, Upper Tanudan [Philippines, Luzon, Kalinga]
Kamayo [Philippines, Mindanao, Caraga, Surigao del Sur]
Kangkanai: Benguet [Philippines]
Kangkanai: Lepanto [Philippines]
Kankanay, Northern [Philippines]
Kasiguranin [Philippines, Luzon, Aurora]
Kolibugan Subanon [Philippines]
Magkonana [Philippines, Olongopo/Zambales]
Maguindanao [Philippines, Mindanao]
Maguindanaon: Ilanon [Philippines, Mindanao]
Mamanwa [Philippines]
Mandarin [China]
Mandaya, Lupon [Philippines, Mindanao]
Manobo, Agusan [Philippines, Mindanao, Agusan del Norte]
Manobo, Cotabato [Philippines, Mindanao, ARMM, Maguindanao]
Manobo, Lianon [Philippines, Mindanao, North Cotabato]
Manobo, Matigsalug [Philippines]
Manobo, Sarangani [Philippines]
Manobo: Surigao Sur [Philippines, Mindanao, Caraga, Surigao del Sur]
Manobo: Tigwanon [Philippines, Mindanao, Bukidnon]
Manobo, Western Bukidnon [Philippines, Mindanao, Bukidnon]
Mansaka [Philippines, Mindanao, Davao Oriental]
Maphod [Philippines, Luzon, Ifugao]
Maranao: Eastern [Philippines, Mindanao]
Maranao: Lake Lanao [Philippines, Mindanao]
Masbatenyo [Philippines, Visayas, Masbate]
Molbog [Philippines, Luzon, Palawan]
Monobo, Ata [Philippines, Mindanao, Sulu]

People Groups in Philippines

Agta, Alabat Island; Agta, Camarines Norte; Agta, Casiguran; Agta, Central Cagayan; Agta, Dupaninan; Agta, Isarog; Agta, Kabaloan; Agta, Mount Iraya; Agta, Mount Iriga; Agta, Pahanan; Agta, Remontado; Agta, Umiray; Agutaynon; Aklano; Alangan; Alta, Northern, Ditaylin; Americans, U.S.; Arab; Atta, Pudtol; Atta, Southern; Ayta, Abellen; Ayta, Ambala; Ayta, Bataan; Ayta, Mag-Anchi; Ayta, Mag-Indi; Badjao, Bajau; Bagobo, Giangan; Balangao Bontoc; Bantayanon; Bantuanon; Basque; Baybayanon; Bikol, Buhi'non; Bikol, Catanduanes; Bikol, Central; Bikol, Iriga; Bikol, Libon; Bikol, Miraya; Bikol, Northern; Bikol, Southern, Sorsogon; Bikol, West Albay; Binokid Manobo; Blaan, Davao; Blaan, Koronadal; Blaan, Sarangani; Bolinao Sambal; Bontoc, Central; Bontoc, Eastern; Bontoc, Northern; Bontoc, Southern; Bontoc, Southwestern; British; Buhid; Butuanon; Cagayan Negrito, Northern; Caluyanhon; Capisano; Catanduanes, Northern; Cebuano; Chabakano Creole; Cuyonon; Davaweno; Deaf; Filipino-Chinese, Mestizo; Filipino, Mestizo; Filipinos, Spanish-Speaking; Filipino, Tagalog; Ga'dang; Gaddang; Han Chinese, Cantonese; Han Chinese, Min Nan; Hanunoo; Hiligaynon; Ibanag; Ibatan, Babuyan Island; Ifugao, Amganad; Ifugao, Batad; Ifugao, Mayoyao; Ilocano; Ilongot; Indonesian; Inibaloi; Insinai; Iranun; Iraya; Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao; Itawit; Itneg, Adasen Tinguian; Itneg, Banaos; Itneg, Binongan; Itneg, Inlaod; Itneg, Masadiit; Itneg, Moyadan; Itneg, Southern; Ivatan; Iwaak; Jama Mapun, Bajau Kagayan; Japanese; Jew, Tagalog Speaking; Kabulowan Dumagat; Kagayanen; Kalagan; Kalagan, Kaagan; Kalagan, Tagakaulu; Kalanguya, Kayapa; Kalanguya, Keley-I; Kalanguya, Tinoc; Kalinga, Butbut; Kalinga, Lower Tanudan; Kalinga, Lubuagan; Kalinga, Mabaka Valley; Kalinga, Madukayang; Kalinga, Northern; Kalinga, Southern; Kamayo; Kankanaey; Kankanay, Northern; Karao, Karaw; Karolanos; Kasiguranin; Kiangan Ifugao; Kinabalian; Kinaray-A; Kolibugan, Subanon; Korean; Looknon; Magahat; Maguindanao, Magindanaw; Malaweg; Malaynon; Mandaya; Mandaya, Karaga; Mandaya, Sangab; Manobo, Agusan; Manobo, Ata; Manobo, Blit; Manobo, Cinamiguin; Manobo, Cotabato; Manobo, Dibabawon; Manobo, Higaunon; Manobo, Ilianen; Manobo, Matigsalug; Manobo, Obo Kidapawan; Manobo, Pulangiyen; Manobo, Rajah Kabungsuan; Manobo, Sarangani; Manobo, Tagabawa Bagobo; Manobo, Talaandig; Manobo, Tigwahanon; Manobo, Umayamnon; Manobo, Western Bukidnon; Mansaka; Maranao; Masbateno; Molbog; Negrito, Aeta Zambal; Negrito, Ati; Negrito, Mamanwa; Negrito, Palawan Batak; Palawano, Brooke's Point; Palawano, Central; Palawano, Southwest; Pampango; Pangasinese; Paranan; Porohanon; Ratagnon; Romblon; Sama, Abaknon; Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama; Sama Pangutaran; Sama, Southern; Sambal; Sangil; Sangirese; Sindhi; South Asian, general; Subanen, Central; Subanen, Eastern; Subanen, Tuboy; Subanon, Lapuyan; Subanon, Western Kalibugan; Sulod; Surigaonon; Tadyawan; Tagbanwa, Aborlan; Tagbanwa, Central; Tagbanwa, Kalamian; Tandaganon; Tausug; Tau't Batu; Tawbuid, Eastern; Tawbuid, Western; Tiboli; Tiruray; Turk; Waray-Waray; Yakan, Yacan; Yogad;

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