Philippines

Philippines

Capital – Manila
Population - 92,681,000
Area - 300,000 km²
Density - 308.94 / km²
Currency - PHP
Official language – filipino (tagalog), english
The Philippine islands are an archipelago of over 7,000 islands located in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. The islands are of volcanic origin, with the larger ones crossed by mountain ranges. On the  east is the Pacific Ocean, on the west is South China Sea. The country is renowned for its beautiful islands, astonishing volcanoes, golden beaches , numerous diving spots and exotic wildlife. He most populat beaches include the Boracay Beach, Alona Beach, Puraran Beach, Honda Bay Beach. Historic and cultural sights include the Mount Pinatubo with its volcanic crater, the Banaue’s mud-walled rice terraces and Magellan’s cross. Those who want to enjoy the beauty of nature shoult visit Viriato, the Chocolate Hills, Hundred Islands National Park, Lake Taal & Taal Volcano, the Siquijor caves and Lake Sebu.