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interesting facts about Philippines :

Nationality: Filipino



Languages: Filipino



Religions: Catholic



Population:  100,998,376



Median Age: 23.2 years



Population Growth Rate:  1.61%



Birth Rate:  2.42%


Death Rate: 0.61%



Capital: Manila


Electricity Production:72.92 billion kWh



Electricity Exports: 0 kWh



Electricity Imports : 0 kWh




Telephones- Landline: 3.09 million



Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 111.3 million



Airports: 247



Airports with Paved Runways :  89



Heliports: 2


Railways: 897 km



Road Ways: 216,387 km


Water Ways: 3219 km



Passports Validity:  Must be valid and unexpired at time of entry



interesting facts about Philippines



Introduction:
The Philippines Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century they were ceded to the US i 1898 following the Spanish-american War#


Economy:
The economy has weathered global economic shocks batter than its regional peers due to less exposure to troubled international securities lower dependence on exports, relatively resilient domestic consumption large remittances from four to five million overseas Filipino workers and a rapidly expanding outsourcing industry




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