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size, capital, continent, currency, tLD,
telephone, language, ethnic, religion, history


in world by area size: 68
country name: Philippines
capital city: Manila
continental position: Asia
country area: 300000.00
currency of country:
Philippine peso
currency code: PHP
country top level domain: .PH
country telephone code: 63
languages spoken in country:
Filipino (based on Tagalog), English (both official); eight major dialects: Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense
ethnic composition of country:
Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000)
religious composition of country:
Roman Catholic 81%, Evangelical 3%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2%, Aglipayan 2%, other Christian 5%, Islam 5% (2000)
first sovereignty: July 4, 1946
last date of control by an external government: July 4, 1946
external goverment in question: United States
historic timeline where available:
Spanish colony 1565-1898; insurgents declared independence from Spain in 1898; sovereignty passed from Spain to the U.S. in 1898; insurgent Philippine Republic waged an unsuccessful war of independence against the U.S. 1899-1902; accepted U.S. sovereignty April 19, 1901; occupied by Japan 1942-1944.


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