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Discover the Philippines: Find out about the country's rich heritage, culinary delights, the best time to visit, getting around, and must-see destinations.

Key Facts and Figures about the Philippines

Key Facts and Figures about the Philippines

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The Country
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  • Land area: just under 300,000 km2 (around 20% smaller than Germany)
  • The Philippines consists of 7,107 islands!
  • About 2,000 of them are inhabited.
  • The largest islands are Luzon in the north and Mindanao in the south of the country. Together they cover about two-thirds of the land area of the Philippines.
  • The length of the Philippine coastline is 36,389 km.
  • The highest mountain in the Philippines is Mount Apo in Mindanao with 2,953 meters, followed by Mount Pulag (2,922 m) on Luzon.
  • Mount Mayon on Luzon is considered one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the world. This volcano can be dangerous from time to time; in 2010, for example, surrounding villages had to be evacuated due to the danger of a volcanic eruption. In 2013, several mountaineers were killed in a volcanic eruption of Mount Mayon.
  • Mt Pinatubo, near Angeles City, is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes.
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There is no doubt that the Philippines is the place for spontaneous adventures, relaxing getaways, and interesting cultural experiences. With over 7,107 islands, the country surely has something to offer for every kind of traveler. Check Philippines aims to be your ultimate source for practical information, guides, and tips to help you plan your travel to the Philippines and make the most of your stay in this tropical paradise.

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