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Philippines is a Southeast Asia country, located in the between Philippine Sea and South China Sea, at the eastern part of Asia. It is consists of 7000+ beautiful islands, and is a popular attractions for surfing and diving. Boracay, Palawan, cebu, Bohol and more are the most visited islands by tourists.

Since Spanish Colonial Era (1521 - 1898), Catholicism has been introduced and spread all over the country, till date most of the filippino are catholic. The most widely spoken language is Filipino, but they also well versed in English.

The best time to travel to Philippines is from January to May, where the country is at its best climatic condition. While there is typhoon season during July - October, but it is also attracts adventurous surfers, where it is the season for biggest waves.

However, there have been several travel advices for travelling to Mindanao (Southern part of Philippines). Travelling to eastern part of Mindanao is advised to reconsider your travelling. While travelling to central and western Mindanao is advised not to travel.
(source from: Australian government travel advice.)

 

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Capital : Manila
Currency : Philippine peso (PHP) Exchange Rate
Dialing code : +63
Population : 99.14 million (2014) World Bank
Ethnic Groups : Tagalog 28.1%, Cebuano 13.1%, Ilocano 9%, Bisaya/Binisaya 7.6%, Hiligaynon Ilonggo 7.5%, Bikol 6%, Waray 3.4%, other 25.3% (2000 census)
Languages : English (Official), Filipino (Official), eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
Religions : Catholic 82.9% (Roman Catholic 80.9%, Aglipayan 2%), Muslim 5%, Evangelical 2.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo 2.3%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.8%
Thousand of beautiful islands and beaches. Most visited for surfers.
Official Tourism Website : It's more fun in the Philippines

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