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  • Philippines Overview

    Looking for a vacation destination that will give you more than just a memorable time? Philippines is the place you want to be.

    An archipelago of over 7,000 islands, Philippines has been attracting visitors for several years. The wilderness of the country is one of the main draws.

  • Guide to Finding Halal Food and Mosques in Caloocan City

    Located in the Metro Manila, the Caloocan City is counted amongst the most populous cities in Philippines.

    Here is a guide to halal restaurants, food and Mosques in Caloocan.

  • A treat to the Eyes - The Chocolate Hills

    One of the most popular attractions of Bohol, the Chocolate Hills are a beautiful work of nature They get their name due to their chocolate colour when they get dry during the winter season. During the summer months these hills are covered with thick vegetation and appear lush green in colour.…
  • The Zambales Mountain Ranges

    Located on the western end of the island of Luzon in Philippines is the Zambales Mountain Ranges The Zambales Mountain Ranges consist of Mt. Pinatubo, Mount Negron and Mount Cuadrado. The highest point in the range is Mount Tapulao, which is also called the High Peak. The Zambales Mountain Ranges segregates…
  • Traditional Jeepney Transportation

    The most common and popular way of travelling around in the Philippines is by Jeepneys.

    Known for their vibrant decorations and heavy seating arrangements, the jeepneys have now become an icon of Philippines. These jeepneys were originally made from the U.S. military jeeps that were left behind after World War II.

  • Banaue Overview

    Placed on the island of Luzon in the Cordillera mountain range is the serene and beautiful town, Banaue.

    Banaue is known for its rice terraces that are easily accessible from Manila by bus. The rice terraces of Banaue are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Philippines Info

ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Manila

GEOGRAPHY

Holding nearly 7,107 islands Philippine owns an area of 300,000 sq km, this group of islands are located between Taiwan and Borneo. Filled with islands and natural attractions Philippine can promise you a good experiance.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 100 Million. Muslims account for about 5% of the population.

CLIMATE

Philippines has a Tropical Rainforest Climate all over the country due to its geographical location.The temperature will range from 26.6 °C (79.9 °F) to nearly 28.3 °C (82.9 °F). Generally the cooler days are  felt during the month ofJanuary while the warmest will be during the month of May.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Philippine owns many languages which can range from 120 to 150 based on the way we classify it. But Filipino and  English are considered official.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+8 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government & Private: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
Independence Day : June 12th
New Years Day : January 1st
Day of Valour   : April 9th
Labor Day        : May 1st
Ninoy Auino Day: Augest 21
Christmas Day : December 25th
National Heros Day : Last Monday of Augest.
All Saints Day : November 1st
Last Day of the Year.

Based on the lunar calandar:
Edul Fitr

CURRENCY

Philippine Peso

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire: 117

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