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  • Name:
  • The Republic of the Philippines
  • Location:
  • Southeast Asia
  • Time:
  • IST (+) 2 1/2 hrs
  • Capital:
  • Manila
  • Language:
  • Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan.
  • Area:
  • 300,000 sq kms
  • Population:
  • 105,720,644 (July 2013 est.)
  • National Day:
  • 12 Jun (Independence Day)
  • Currency:
  • Philippine Peso (PHP) 1 = INR 1.29.
  • Climate:
  • Tropical climate tempered by constant sea breezes. There are three distinct seasons: the rainy season (June to September), cool and dry (October to February), and hot and mainly dry (March to May). Evenings are cooler. Typhoons occasionally occur from June to September.
  • Holidays:
  • Year 2014: New Year's Day, 25 Feb EDSA Revolution Anniversary, 9 Apr Bataan Day (Araw ng Kagitingan), 17 Apr Maundy Thursday, 18 Apr Good Friday, 1 May Labour Day, 12 Jun Independence Day, 28 Jul Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), 25 August National Heroes Day, 1 Nov All Saints' Day, 30 Nov Bonifacio Day, 25 Dec Christmas Day, 30 Dec Rizal Day, 31 Dec New Year's Eve
  • Airline Name:
  • Philippine Airlines PR
  • International Airports:
  • Ninoy Aquino (Manila) (MNL) & Mactan Int’l (Cebu Islands)
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