Fast Facts: Due to the volcanic nature of the Islands the country is estimated to have the second-largest gold deposits after South Africa and one of the largest copper deposits in the world
Weather: The weather in Philippines is tropical and it is usually quite hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from21°C (70°F) to 32°C (90°F) with the warmest month being May.
Culture : Filipinos generally belong to several Asian ethnic groups. With 28.1% of Filipinos are Tagalog, 13.1% Cebuanoo and 25% others which form non tribal groups. Food: Cuisine in the Philippines has Hispanic, Chinese, American, and other Asian influences. A popular dish is Lechón which is a pork dish derived from its Spanish influences.
A range of sports are played in the Philippines with Basketball being the most popular sport.
Languages: English and Filipino are the official languages of the Philippines.
Religion : 90% of the population in Philippines are Christian with around 8% of the population being Muslim.
The economy of the Philippines is the 45th largest in the world with some of it major exports including
Check before you travel as Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago have suffered attacks in previous years.
Visit Bohol Island and see a park of the world’s smallest monkey. An endangered species
A popular tourist destination. Soak up the sun whilst you lay on the beach.