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Philippines

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Philippine peso
Country name: 
Philippines
Capital: 
Manila
Country code: 
Independence: 
June 12, 1898
Independent from: 
independence proclaimed from Spain; 4 July 1946 from the US
Total area: 
300,000
Land area: 
298,170
Water area: 
1,830
Population: 
105,720,644
Population note: 
105,720,644 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Filipino English
All languages: 
Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
Time zone: 
PST (UTC+8) - Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+8)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+63
Domain: 
.ph