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Philippines

  1. 1. Philippines By Krisley Manalo
  2. 2. I SLANDS There are more than 7,000 islands in the Philippines. The 3 main islands are ‘Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao’.
  3. 3. H OUSE AND L ANGUAGES -Languages - There are so many languages in the Philippines. There are more than 120 languages, some of them are called ‘Tagalog, Bisaya, Ilokano’. But I only speak one language, and it is ‘Tagalog’. The main language is ‘Tagalog’. -House - Our house in the Philippines doesn’t look like houses here. It just looks like a house 2
  4. 4. Mall Of Asia SM CITY NORTH EDSA SM CITY NORTH EDSA is a shopping mall located in Quezon City, Philippines. It is the largest mall in Southeast and the third largest in the world in terms of a leasable area 496,878 square meters. This mall is operated by SM Prime holdings, which is a local company in the Philippines. SM Prime holdings are the biggest retail and mall operator in Southeast Asia. SM City North EDSA was opened on Novem ber 25, 1985. What is the largest mall in the Philippines? A. SM Cebu B. SM Mall Of Asia C. SM North EDSA D. Glorrieta
  5. 5. Temperature There are only two seasons in the Philippines - a warm wet season and cool dry season . The dry season lasts from October to June, and wet is for the rest of the year. The average year-round temperature measured from all weather stations in the Philippines. Except from Baguio City. Cooler days are usually felt in the month of January with temperature averaging 25.5 degrees and the warmest are felt in the month of May with 35.5 degrees. In Baguio City, with an elevation of 1,500m above a sea level, the mean average is 18.3 degrees but sometimes it is way cooler by about 4.3 degrees.
  6. 6. Transportation Jeepneys the most popularpublic transportation in the Phil ippines, the other popular transportation are Triycles.Trains are also becoming a popular public transpor tation in the country especially in the bustling metropolis of Manila. The Philippines has three main railway network which are LRT and MRT which only serves Metro Manila and the Philippine National Railways. Tax and buses are also important modes of public transport. The Philippines has 12 international airports, and it has more than 20 ma jor and minor domestic airports serving the country. The ‘NAIA’ which stands for Nonoy Aquino International Airport is the main international gateway to the Philippines.
  7. 7. - The Philippines flag is the only flag in the world where colours can be reversed. In war time, the upper is red and the bottom is blue. But in times of peace it is the original flag - The University of Santo Tomas, which is located in the city of Manila, Philippines was established in 1611, which is twentyfive years before Harvard, the oldest university in United State was established. Philippines Facts - Manila, which is the capital of the Philippines got its name in honor of a mangrove tree with white flowers (nilad) - There are 175 languages and dialects in the country, but only 171 of these are actively used. But the main language of the Philippines is Tagalog - The country got its name in honor of the Spanish King Philip. - The Philippines are covers about 300,000 square kilometres. - The population of the Philippines has more than 98,000,000 people. - The Philippines has 11 million people working and living overseas - The Philippines has more than 200 volcanoes, al though some of them are active. - Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is one of the worlds most densely populated cities, with 43,079 people per square metre. - About 80% of the total population are catholics. - In the period from 1521 to 1898 years, the Philip pines was a Spanish Colony. After, the archipelago became the property of United States

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