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The map is showing the islands of the Philippines in Southeast Asia in the South China Sea, with Malaysia in south-west, Indonesia in south, and Vietnam in west, Taiwan, and mainland China to the north.

The Philippines are an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, the main islands are Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Leyte, Samar, Negros, and Panay, the national capital is Manila, located on Luzon island. Most of these islands are of volcanic origin, the country is situated on the South Asian part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area of strong volcanic activities.

More than 100 million people (2015) live in the Philippines, making it the world's 12th most populous country. With a total area of 300,000 km², the country is about the size of Italy or slightly bigger than the US state of Arizona.
With an elevation of 2,954 meters (9,692 ft), the potentially-active stratovolcano Mount Apo on the island of Mindanao is the highest mountain in the country.

Capital city is Manila. Spoken languages are Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English.

Philippines tropical climate has three "seasons", from March to May it is hot and dry, rainy season is from June to October, from November to February the climate is moderate and its the best time to visit the island state.

The Map is showing the main islands, region capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads and major airports.

The Philippines shares maritime borders with: China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Palau, Taiwan (ROC), and Vietnam.




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Map shows the location of following Philippines cities and towns:

Angeles, Bacolod, BaguioIlagan, Baliuag, Batangas, Boac, Butuan, Cabagan, Cabanatuan, Cagayan de Oro, Calamba, Calamba, Calapan, Calasiao, Calbayog, Catarman, Cavite, Cebu, Cotabato, Daet, Dagupan, Danao, Davao, Dipolog, Dumaguete, Dumaran, Iloilo, Jolo, Kalibo, Koronadal, Laoag, Legaspi, Manila, Malaybalay, Malolos, Mambajao, Marawi, Naic, Ormoc, Oroquieta , Pagadian, Plaridel, Princesa, Puerto, Quezon City, Roxas, San Fernando (2), San Jose (3), San Miguel, Santa Cruz, Silay, Surigao, Tabuk, Tacloban, Tagbilaran, Tanjay, Tarlac, Toledo, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.
More about the Philippines:

Cities:
Satellite View and Map of Manila

Country:
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Philippines

Philippines Country Profile
History of the Philippines
Philippines in Figures
Philippines key statistical data.

Continent:
Map of Southeast Asia
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