WELCOME TO
THE
PHILIPPINES
GEOGRAPHY
OF
THE
PHILIPPINES
Geography of
the Philippines
•Location

•Shape and size
•Neighboring countries and
surrounding bodies of water
•Terrain an...
- Located in
Southeastern Asia
- Archipelago (large
group of islands)
made up of 7,107
islands
- Part of a Western
Pacific...
Shape
•Elongated
•Archipelago
Area
115,830 square miles
Coastline
22,549 miles
Length
•1,851 km (1,150 mi) SSE-NNW ,
Width...
Neighboring Countries
Surrounding Bodies of Water
North- Luzon Strait
East- Philippine Sea
South- Celebes Sea
West- South China Sea
Terrain and Points
-mostly mountainous
-all islands are prone
to earthquakes
Lowest PointPhilippine Sea
Highest PointMount...
Natural Resources- Timber, Petroleum, Cobalt
Oil is not a natural resource.
Population: 99,900,177 Estimate
Capital- Manil...
The Philippine Environment
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  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE PHILIPPINES
  2. 2. GEOGRAPHY OF THE PHILIPPINES
  3. 3. Geography of the Philippines •Location •Shape and size •Neighboring countries and surrounding bodies of water •Terrain and Points •Other Facts’
  4. 4. - Located in Southeastern Asia - Archipelago (large group of islands) made up of 7,107 islands - Part of a Western Pacific arc system that is characterized by active volcanoes .
  5. 5. Shape •Elongated •Archipelago Area 115,830 square miles Coastline 22,549 miles Length •1,851 km (1,150 mi) SSE-NNW , Width •1,062 km (660 mi) ENE-WSW . http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Asia-and-Oceania/Philippines-LOCATIONSIZE-AND-EXTENT.html
  6. 6. Neighboring Countries
  7. 7. Surrounding Bodies of Water North- Luzon Strait East- Philippine Sea South- Celebes Sea West- South China Sea
  8. 8. Terrain and Points -mostly mountainous -all islands are prone to earthquakes Lowest PointPhilippine Sea Highest PointMount Apo (9,691 feet)
  9. 9. Natural Resources- Timber, Petroleum, Cobalt Oil is not a natural resource. Population: 99,900,177 Estimate Capital- Manila 72nd largest country in the world Officially called the Republic of Philippines Slightly larger than Arizona
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