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Philippines Territories


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Philippines Territories

  2. 2. There are guides that we followed regarding the territories that belong to the Philippines during the Spanish period, American regime and to the present. About The Philippines Land Area Number of Philippine Islands Highest Peak: Mt. Apo Deepest point: Galathea Depth - Philippine Trench Gross International Reserves Gross External Debt GDP (Purchasing Power Parity) GDP (Purchasing Power Parity) Per Capita GNI (Purchasing Power Parity) Per Capita 300,000 sq km 7,107 Is. 2,954 m 10,540 m $49.90B $56.99B $338B $3,512 $3,900 2010 2010 2010 2008 2008
  3. 3. About the People Population: (Projected to be 94 Million in 2010) Population Density per square Km. Number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) - Estimate Population Growth Rate Literacy Rate Native Languages (Official: Tagalog & English) Dialects Spoken Throughout the Archipelago Christians (Roman Catholics: 83%) Unemployment Rate Billionaires (Lucio Tan, Henry Sy, George Ty & the Ayala Clan) 88.57 Million 271 8M to 10M 1.9% 96% 12 170 95% 6.9% 4 2007 2004 2009 2010 Other Philippine Information HIV-AIDS Prevalence Tallest Building: PBCom Tower in Makati (120th tallest in the world) Philippine Tourist Arrivals Fixed Telephone Lines Mobile Cellular Phones (ranked 12th in the world) less than 0.1% 848ft /55floors 3.14M 3.9M 78M 2000 2008 2008 2010
  4. 4. DECEMBER 10, 1898 – Treaty of Paris of 1898 was signed, As Agreed, the United States and Spain Agreed the Amount of $ 20,000,000,00 for the Territories of the Philippines. PLACES INCLUDED WERE: LUZON VISAYAS ISLAND MINDANAO NOVEMBER 7, 1900 - the Americans paid Spain the Amount of $ 100,000,000.00 to have the islands of: CAGAYAN SULU SIBUTU Nearby islands of the Sulu Islands
  5. 5. PRESIDENTIAL DECREE OF 1596 – President Marcos announced that Kalayaan (Spartly Islands) is part of the Philippines. KALAYAAN ISLANDS – is a group of islands at the south east of the Philippines KALAYAAN ISLANDS ARE ALSO BEING CLAIMED BY: CHINA VIETNEM MALAYSIA PRESINDENTIAL CONSTITUTION OF 1935 – Article 1 provided that Philippines territories are all included in the Treaty of Paris signed between the United States and Spain. PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION OF 1987 – the Philippine territories included all the islands and water surrounding it and all the territories legally owned by the Philippines including the sea, internal waters in between islands, the soil beneath and the aerial spaces. It includes also the body of water surrounding the islands, the submarine areas and insular shelves.
  6. 6. PRESIDENTIAL DECREE OF 1987 – the National territory comprises the Philippine Archipelago with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction, consisting of its terrestrial, fluvial, and aerial domains including its territorial sea, seabed, the subsoil, the insular shelves, and other submarines areas. ARCHIPELAGIC DOCTRINE – is composed of many islands and as such is exposed to danger. Any of these islands can be made as an entry point and all the inland waters could not be possibly guarded.  this arrangement was significant for it recognized each archipelago as a unit of political structure. UNCLOS – United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas 115,830 – Summarize Philippine territory, kilometers in size an include the inland water and the territorial seas.
  7. 7. GROUP 3 Prepared and Reported by: LEIZEL T. MALACAY RESEARCHER Kadil Geraldine Bete, Jayasimen R. Ugpo, Emmalou D. MEMBERS: Kester S. Dagapioso Karl Joseph G. Dagohoy Mohinog, Lindy S. Hangad, Warren P.