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Things that make Philippines differently beautiful.

PHILIPPINES – Here are some of the things you must know about the unique traits and facts of the Philippines that makes it different from other countries.

Republic of the Philippines with 7,641 islands is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The name of the country was named after King Philip II of Spain by the Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos during his 1542-1546 expedition.


Now, here are some amazing facts about this country that makes it beautifully different from the others:

  • The entire country has more than 175 spoken languages with two official languages: Tagalog and English making the country as Top 5 among those countries top English speaking population.
  • Manila is most populated area which also happens to be its capital.
  • Churches in shopping malls along with other amenities such as gyms, health clinics, concert halls, night clubs, and parks.
  • Pinoys as Top 1 when it comes to texting sending about 400 million text messages in a day.
  • Jeepneys as unique mode of transportation with unique designs and characters.
  • Camiguin Island has more number of volcanoes compared to number of its towns in a respective proportion of 7:5. But these volcanoes are in deep sleep since 50s, thus, safe for tourists.
  • The major colors of their flag, blue for peace which is placed over the red that means war, can be reversible in any case there is a declaration of state of war.
  • Crime rates decreases in particular times boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has a fight.
  • More than 11 million Filipinos work abroad which as 11 percent of its population.
  • Their Banaue Rice Terraces is the 8th wonder of the world.
  • Philippines produces 153,532,000 tons of coconuts in a year.
  • A Pinoy made the first Karaoke machine known as Roberto Del Rosario.
  • The Filipinos are certified beauty pageant enthusiasts. And holds an impressive record of four Miss Universe queens, one Miss World crown, six Miss International titles, and four Miss Earth victories.


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