Philippines

Information about Philippines

Region:Asia
Capital:Manila
Population:103,300,000
Area (sq km):343,448
FIPS Country Code:RP
ISO Country Code:PH
GRN Office:Gospel Recordings Philippines

Philippines Facts

The Philippines has a population of 90 million, on over 7,100 islands. The capital is Manila.

The peoples are Malayo-Indonesian Filipinos (approx. 95%), Mixed races (3.5%), Chinese (2.5%) and others (0.2%).

The literacy rate was 95% in 2000.

Official languages are Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English. There are about 210 other languages.

The Philippines has a mixed agricultural and industrial economy.

It was a Spanish colony from 1565 to 1898, hence there is still a Catholic majority. Christians make up 93% of the population. (Catholic 67%, Protestant 6% , Independent 15.%) Muslims number over 5%. There is freedom of religion.

Map of Philippines

Map of Philippines

Languages and dialects spoken in Philippines

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Language Names Recordings Available
Agta, Central Cagayan [Visayas, Central Visayas, Bohol] - ISO Language [agt]
Agta, Pahanan [Luzon] - ISO Language [apf]
Agta, San Mariano [Luzon, Central Luzon] [dgc]
Agta, Villa Viciosa [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Abra] - ISO Language [dyg]
Agutayanon [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Palawan] - ISO Language [agn]
Aklanon [Visayas, Western Visayas, Aklan] - ISO Language [akl]
Alangan [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Occidental Mindoro] - ISO Language [alj]
Alta, Southern [Visayas, Central Visayas, Bohol] - ISO Language [agy]
Atao [Mindanao]
Atta, Faire [Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Cagayan Province] - ISO Language [azt]
Atta, Pamplona [Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Cagayan Province] - ISO Language [att]
Atta, Pudtol [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Apayao] - ISO Language [atp]
Ayta, Abellen [Luzon, Central Luzon, Tarlac] - ISO Language [abp]
Ayta Ambala [Luzon, Central Luzon, Bataan] - ISO Language [abc]
Ayta: Kadmang [Luzon, Central Luzon, Bataan] [ayt]
Ayta, Mag-Anchi [Luzon, Central Luzon] - ISO Language [sgb]
Ayta, Mag-Indi [Luzon, Central Luzon, Zambales, Botolan] - ISO Language [blx]
Balangao [Luzon, Cordillera Region] - ISO Language [blw]
Balangingi [Mindanao] - ISO Language [sse]
Bangon [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Occidental Mindoro] - ISO Language [bnj]
Bantoanon [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Romblon] - ISO Language [bno]
Baribe [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Occidental Mindoro] [bku]
Batak [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Palawan] - ISO Language [bya]
Bicol [Luzon] [bcl]
Bikol, Buhi'non [Luzon, Bicol Region, Camarines Sur] [ubl]
Bikol, Central [Luzon, Bicol Region, Camarines Sur] - ISO Language [bcl]
Bikol, Rinconada [Luzon, Bicol Region, Camarines Sur] - ISO Language [bto]
Binokid [Mindanao, Caraga Region, Agusan del Sur] - ISO Language [bkd]
Blaan, Koronadal [Mindanao, Soccsksargen, South Cotabato] - ISO Language [bpr]
Blaan, Sarangani [Unknown Location, Sarangani] - ISO Language [bps]
Bolinao [Luzon, Ilocos Region, Pangasinan] - ISO Language [smk]
Bontoc, Central: Sadanga [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Mountain Province] [lbk]
Bontoc, Central: Tinokukan [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Mountain Province] [lbk]
Bontoc Group [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Mountain Province] [lbk]
Bontoc: Tokokan [Luzon]
Buhid: Batangan [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Oriental Mindoro, Bongabong, Batangan] [bku]
Cagayanon [Mindanao, BARMM, Sulu] - ISO Language [sjm]
Caluyanun [Visayas, Western Visayas] - ISO Language [clu]
Casiguran Dumagat [Luzon, Central Luzon] - ISO Language [dgc]
Cebuano [Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Leyte] - ISO Language [ceb]
Chabakano [Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula, Zamboanga del Norte] - ISO Language [cbk]
Chinese, Yue [China, Guangdong] - ISO Language [yue]
Cuyonon [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Palawan] - ISO Language [cyo]
Davaweno [Mindanao, Davao Region] - ISO Language [daw]
English: Philippines [Visayas, Central Visayas] [eng]
Gaddang [Luzon, Cordillera Region] - ISO Language [gad]
Giangan [Mindanao, Davao Region, Davao del Sur] - ISO Language [bgi]
Hanunoo [Luzon, Mimaropa Region] - ISO Language [hnn]
Hiligaynon [Mindanao] - ISO Language [hil]
Ibaloi [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Benguet] - ISO Language [ibl]
Ibaloi: Atok [Unknown Location, Baguio] [ibl]
Ibaloi: Kabayan [Luzon, Cagayan Valley] [ibl]
Ibanag [Luzon, Cagayan Valley] - ISO Language [ibg]
Ibanag Abulug [Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Cagayan Province] [ibg]
Ibanag Aparri [Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Cagayan Province] [ibg]
Ifuago, Tuwali [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] - ISO Language [ifk]
Ifugao, Amganad [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] - ISO Language [ifa]
Ifugao, Antipolo [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] - ISO Language [ify]
Ifugao: Banaue [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] [ifa]
Ifugao, Batad [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] - ISO Language [ifb]
Ifugao: Burnay [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] [ifa]
Ifugao: Damag [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] [ifa]
Ifugao, Mayoyao [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] - ISO Language [ifu]
Ifugao: Nungawa [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Ifugao] [ifa]
Ilocano: Benguet [Luzon] [ilo]
Ilokano [Luzon] - ISO Language [ilo]
Ilongot [Luzon] - ISO Language [ilk]
Inonhan [Luzon] - ISO Language [loc]
Iranon: Ilanon [Mindanao] [ilp]
Iranun [Philippies] [Mindanao] - ISO Language [ilp]
Iraya: San Teodoro [Luzon, Mimaropa Region, Occidental Mindoro] [iry]
Isnag [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Apayao] - ISO Language [isd]
Isnag: Imandaya [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Apayao] [isd]
Itawit [Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Cagayan Province] - ISO Language [itv]
Itawit: Itawis [Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Cagayan Province] [itv]
Itbayat [Luzon] - ISO Language [ivb]
Itneg, Banao [Unknown Location, Taripan] - ISO Language [bjx]
Itneg, Inlaod [Luzon] - ISO Language [iti]
Itneg, Maeng [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Abra] - ISO Language [itt]
Itneg, Masadiit [Luzon] - ISO Language [tis]
Itneg, Moyadan [Luzon] - ISO Language [ity]
Ivatan [Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Batanes] - ISO Language [ivv]
I-wak [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Benguet] - ISO Language [iwk]
Kagayanen [Luzon, Cagayan Valley] - ISO Language [cgc]
Kalagan [Mindanao] - ISO Language [kqe]
Kalagan: Isamal [Mindanao] [kqe]
Kalagan: Lupon [Mindanao] [kqe]
Kalangoya [Visayas, Central Visayas, Bohol] - ISO Language [kak]
Kalinga, Butbut [Luzon] - ISO Language [kyb]
Kalinga, Caloan [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Kalinga, Pinukpuk] [kmk]
Kalinga, Lubuagan [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Kalinga] - ISO Language [knb]
Kalinga, Tanudan [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Kalinga] - ISO Language [kml]
Kalinga, Tanudan: Lubo [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Kalinga] [kml]
Kalinga, Tanudan: Minagali [Luzon, Cordillera Region, Kalinga] [kml]
Kamayo [Mindanao, Caraga Region, Surigao del Sur] - ISO Language [kyk]
Kangkanai: Benguet [Luzon, Cordillera Region] [kne]
Kangkanai: Lepanto [Luzon, Cordillera Region] [kne]
Kankanaey [Luzon, Cordillera Region] - ISO Language [kne]
Kankanay, Northern [Luzon, Cordillera Region] - ISO Language [xnn]
Kasiguranin [Luzon, Central Luzon, Aurora] - ISO Language [ksn]

People Groups in Philippines

Agta, Alabat Island; Agta, Camarines Norte; Agta, Casiguran; Agta, Central Cagayan; Agta, Dupaninan; Agta, Isarog; Agta, Kabaloan; Agta, Mount Iraya; Agta, Mount Iriga; Agta, Pahanan; Agta, Remontado; Agta, Umiray; Agutaynon; Aklano; Alangan; Alta, Northern, Ditaylin; Americans, U.S.; Arab; Atta, Pudtol; Atta, Southern; Ayta, Abellen; Ayta, Ambala; Ayta, Bataan; Ayta, Mag-Anchi; Ayta, Mag-Indi; Badjao, Bajau; Bagobo, Giangan; Balangao Bontoc; Bantayanon; Bantuanon; Basque; Baybayanon; Bikol, Buhi'non; Bikol, Catanduanes; Bikol, Central; Bikol, Iriga; Bikol, Libon; Bikol, Miraya; Bikol, Northern; Bikol, Southern, Sorsogon; Bikol, West Albay; Binokid Manobo; Blaan, Davao; Blaan, Koronadal; Blaan, Sarangani; Bolinao Sambal; Bontoc, Central; Bontoc, Eastern; Bontoc, Northern; Bontoc, Southern; Bontoc, Southwestern; British; Buhid; Butuanon; Cagayan Negrito, Northern; Caluyanhon; Capisano; Catanduanes, Northern; Cebuano; Chabakano Creole; Cuyonon; Davaweno; Deaf; Filipino-Chinese, Mestizo; Filipino, Mestizo; Filipinos, Spanish-Speaking; Filipino, Tagalog; Ga'dang; Gaddang; Han Chinese, Cantonese; Han Chinese, Min Nan; Hanunoo; Hiligaynon; Ibanag; Ibatan, Babuyan Island; Ifugao, Amganad; Ifugao, Batad; Ifugao, Mayoyao; Ilocano; Ilongot; Indonesian; Inibaloi; Insinai; Iranun; Iraya; Isneg, Dibagat-Kabugao; Itawit; Itneg, Adasen Tinguian; Itneg, Banaos; Itneg, Binongan; Itneg, Inlaod; Itneg, Masadiit; Itneg, Moyadan; Itneg, Southern; Ivatan; Iwaak; Jama Mapun, Bajau Kagayan; Japanese; Jew, Tagalog Speaking; Kabulowan Dumagat; Kagayanen; Kalagan; Kalagan, Kaagan; Kalagan, Tagakaulu; Kalanguya, Kayapa; Kalanguya, Keley-I; Kalanguya, Tinoc; Kalinga, Butbut; Kalinga, Lower Tanudan; Kalinga, Lubuagan; Kalinga, Mabaka Valley; Kalinga, Madukayang; Kalinga, Northern; Kalinga, Southern; Kamayo; Kankanaey; Kankanay, Northern; Karao, Karaw; Karolanos; Kasiguranin; Kiangan Ifugao; Kinabalian; Kinaray-A; Kolibugan, Subanon; Korean; Looknon; Magahat; Maguindanao, Magindanaw; Malaweg; Malaynon; Mandaya; Mandaya, Karaga; Mandaya, Sangab; Manobo, Agusan; Manobo, Ata; Manobo, Blit; Manobo, Cinamiguin; Manobo, Cotabato; Manobo, Dibabawon; Manobo, Higaunon; Manobo, Ilianen; Manobo, Matigsalug; Manobo, Obo Kidapawan; Manobo, Pulangiyen; Manobo, Rajah Kabungsuan; Manobo, Sarangani; Manobo, Tagabawa Bagobo; Manobo, Talaandig; Manobo, Tigwahanon; Manobo, Umayamnon; Manobo, Western Bukidnon; Mansaka; Maranao; Masbateno; Molbog; Negrito, Aeta Zambal; Negrito, Ati; Negrito, Mamanwa; Negrito, Palawan Batak; Palawano, Brooke's Point; Palawano, Central; Palawano, Southwest; Pampango; Pangasinese; Paranan; Porohanon; Ratagnon; Romblon; Sama, Abaknon; Sama Bangingi, Northern Sama; Sama Pangutaran; Sama, Southern; Sambal; Sangil; Sangirese; Sindhi; South Asian, general; Subanen, Central; Subanen, Eastern; Subanen, Tuboy; Subanon, Lapuyan; Subanon, Western Kalibugan; Sulod; Surigaonon; Tadyawan; Tagbanwa, Aborlan; Tagbanwa, Central; Tagbanwa, Kalamian; Tandaganon; Tausug; Tau't Batu; Tawbuid, Eastern; Tawbuid, Western; Tiboli; Tiruray; Turk; Waray-Waray; Yakan, Yacan; Yogad;

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