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Republika ng Pilipinas
Republic of the Philippines
Flag of the Philippines Coat of arms of the Philippines
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Maka-Diyos, Makatao, Makakalikasan, at Makabansa (Filipino: For God, People, Nature, and Country)
Anthem: Lupang Hinirang (Chosen Land)
Location of the Philippines
Capital Manila
14°35′N 121°0′E
Largest city Quezon City (population)
Davao City (area)
Official language(s) Filipino (a standardised dialect of Tagalog), English. [1]
Government Unitary-presidential
- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
- Vice President Noli de Castro
Independence From Spain and U.S.
- Declared June 12, 1898
- Recognized July 4, 1946
- Current constitution March 25, 1986
Area
- Total 300,000 km² (71st)
115,831 sq mi
- Water (%) 0.6%
Population
- July 2005 est. 83,054,000 (13th)
- 2000 census 76,504,077
- Density 276/km² (27th)
715/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $414.7 billion (25th)
- Per capita $4,923 (102nd)
HDI (2003) 0.758 (84th) – medium
Currency Philippine peso (piso) (PHP)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Internet TLD .ph
Calling code +63
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