Louie P. Gula
Kultura ng Pilipinas
Antiques & Collectibles / Books
Formally the Republic of the Philippines, the Philippines is an archipelagic state in Southeast Asia. Located in the western Pacific Ocean, it comprises about 7,641 islands broadly separated into three primary geographical areas: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines is bordered by the South China Sea to the west, the Philippine Sea to the east, and the Celebes Sea to the southwest. It shares a maritime boundary with Taiwan in the north, Japan in the northeast, Palau in the east and southeast, Indonesia in the south, Malaysia in the southwest, Vietnam in the west, and China in the northwest. With an area of 300,000 km2 (120,000 square miles) and a population of roughly 109 million in 2021, the Philippines is the 13th most populated nation in the world. The islands of the Philippines have various races and customs. Manila is the capital of the nation and the biggest city is Quezon City. Both are situated in Metro Manila. This initiative intends to promote the history, civilization, culture, cuisine, natural landscapes, tourism attractions, iconic locations and architecture, traditional costumes, festivals, and legacy of the Philippines.