The Philippines is above the equator, with some-hundred miles from the south-east coast of Asia. It is composed of pitunlibo’t a hundred islands. The languages of the Philippines extends to one hundred-fifteen thousand-these seven-hundred-thirty-nine mile square. The entire archipelago is divided into three main parts, the Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The borders of the Philippines in the south are the Islands of Celebes and Borneo, to the west is the China Sea, on the north’y the Formosa, and to the east of the Pacific ocean are the Islands of Pelew and Palou. The sampling pinakam alalaking island across the country are Luzon, Mindanao, Palawan, Negros, Samar, Panay, Mindoro, Leyte, Cebu and Bohol.
The name PHILIPPINES is from the Day, based in turn on Philip or Philip. Si Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, a Spanish, gave this name to the archipelago in honor of King Philip II of Spain. According to the most recent census of the Philippines the number of Filipinos’y extends to.
The majority of Filipinos were Catholic
The remaining number is divided into Aglipayano, Protestant, and Muslim. Throughout the archipelago, the language used is Filipino, English, Spanish, Visayan, Ilocano, Bikol, Committee, and other dialects.
The Philippines is a Republic
It’s its own National Flag colors red, white as blue, with three golden stars and a sun with eight rays. The color red is a symbol of bravery and patriotism. The white triangle is a symbol of equality and purity.
The blue is a symbol of truth, justice and peace
The three stars represents the three main parts of the archipelago, the Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The golden day is a symbol of freedom and independence. The eight rays it’s the emblem of the first eight provinces rebelled against the power of the Spanish. The Republic of the Philippines has a National Anthem. It is the result of combined brains by Julian Felipe and Jose Palma. Julian Felipe was a pianist as composer to create the melody, while Joseph Palma is a poet as soldier that has applied to it a suitable letter. The original music is titled Marcha Nacional Filipina. The letters turn applied by Jose Palma is from the poem titled Filipinas. The music gave the letters were first translated into English and sung by the Filipino people in all the time and be in school. Its translation in Filipino is the official National Anthem of the Republic of the Philippines