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Philippines



Basic Information:

Official Name: Republic of the Philippines
Population: 99,039,900
Area: 300,000 km2
Capital City: Manila
Major Religion: Roman Catholic
Currency: Peso (PHP)
Exchange Rate: 1 PHP = 0.0208091887 USD or 1 USD = 48.055693781084 PHP (as of December 2, 2020)
Time Zone: GMT +8
Current time: 10:53pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 63
Region: Asia
Language: Filipino, English


Climate (Manila):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.tourism.gov.ph
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type A

Type B

Type C


Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Historic Town of Vigan
  • Lake Taal & Taal Volcano
  • Siquijor caves

Health Advisory: