LEIZEL T. MALACAY
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
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
About the People
Population: (Projected to be 94 Million in 2010)
Population Density per square Km.
Number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) -
Population Growth Rate
Native Languages (Official: Tagalog & English)
Dialects Spoken Throughout the Archipelago
Christians (Roman Catholics: 83%)
Billionaires (Lucio Tan, Henry Sy, George Ty & the
8M to 10M
Other Philippine Information
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)
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:
NOVEMBER 7, 1900 - the Americans paid Spain the Amount of $ 100,000,000.00
to have the islands of:
Nearby islands of the
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:
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.
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
this arrangement was significant for it
recognized each archipelago as a unit of
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.
Prepared and Reported by:
LEIZEL T. MALACAY
Bete, Jayasimen R.
Ugpo, Emmalou D.
Kester S. Dagapioso
Karl Joseph G. Dagohoy
Mohinog, Lindy S.
Hangad, Warren P.