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The Phillipines

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Topics: Philippines, Luzon
Physical

Climate: Tropical rainforest, tropical savannah, tropical monsoon or humid subtropical.
Landforms: Mayon Volcano, Mount Pinatubo, Tropical rainforests, Mt. Apo, Rio grande de Cagayan, Laguna de Bay and Lake Lanao.
Relative location: The Phillipines are located in both the Northern and Eastern hemispheres and are positioned off the Southeastern coast of Asia, directly East of Vietnam and Northeast of Malaysia. The Phillipines is literally surrounded by the Pacific ocean and many small bodies of water.
Absolute location: The Phillipines are between 4°N - 21°N latitude and between 116° E and 127° E longitude.
Water features: The South Celebes sea, South China sea, Sulu sea, Pacific ocean, Phillipine sea, Pampanga river, Cagayan river, Pas lg river, Subie bay, Manila bay, the Maria Christina falls, Davao gulf, Lagunade bay, and the Taal lake.
Natural Hazards/Environmental Issues: Landslides, volcanoes, tsunamis, earthquakes, cyclonic storm, typhoons.

Political

Type of Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Leader: Benigno Aquino III
Conventional: Long-Republic of the Phillipines Short-Phillipines
Capital: Manila
Suffrage: The people elect the president by popular vote
Political Parties: Dominant Parties- Liberal party and United Nationalist Alliance
Flag: See picture under title
Political Problems: Poverty

Economic

GDP: Total- 471.254 billion ,Per Capita- 4, 636, GDP by sectors- 2, 737
Industries: Manufacturing of plastic products, bakery products, furniture, garments, nonmetallic mineral products, basic iron and steel, chemical products, paper and paper board. Production, processing, and preservation of meat, fish, seafoods, fruits, vegetables and oils.
Major Experts: Coconut oil, dried fish and seafood. Household items, wood crafts, furnitures, fashion accessories, petroleum products and computer accessories.

Social/Cultural

Nationality: Filipino
Ethnic group: Filipino
Language: Filipino, English
Religion: Catholic,Protestant, Muslim
Population: 99, 353, 500
Age Structure: See population pyramid
Birth Rate: 25.34
Death Rate: 5.02 for every 1000 people
Infant mortality rate: 18.19
Life expectancy: 72.21

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