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Phil 3

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This article is about the country in Southeast Asia. For the town in the Netherlands, see  Philippine(Netherlands).
Republic of the PhilippinesRepublika ng Pilipinas
"Maka-Diyos, Maka-Tao, Makakalikasan, atMakabansa"
English: "For God, People, Nature, and Country" 
(English: "Chosen Land")
- 2008 estimate90.5 million
(12th)- 2007 census88,574,614
(32nd)765/sq mi
(PPP)2007 estimate- Total$319.773 billion
 (37th) -Per capita$3,539.448
(nominal)2007 estimate- Total$172.348 billion
 (46th) -Per capita$1,907.659
 (medium) (90th)
Peso(Filipino: piso
) (
Spanish, andArabicare recognized as auxiliary languages in the Philippine Constitution.
Rankings above were taken from associated Wikipedia pages as of December, 2007, and may be based on data or data sources other than those appearing here.
(Filipino: Pilipinas, officially known as the
Republic of the Philippines
, Filipino:Republika ng Pilipinas), is an island countrylocated inSoutheast AsiawithManilaas its capital city. The Philippines comprises 7,107 islands in the western Pacific Ocean, sharing maritime borders withIndonesia,Malaysia,Palau, theRepublic of China, thePeople's Republic of China, and Vietnam.The Philippines isthe world's 12th most populous countrywith a population of 90 million  people.
Its national economy is the46th largest in the world with an estimated 2008gross domestic product(GDP) of over US$154.073 billion.
There are more than 11 millionoverseasFilipinosworldwide, about 11% of the total population of the Philippines. It is a multi-ethnic country. Ecologically, The Philippines is considered to be among 17 of the mostmegadiversecountriesin the world.
Before the arrival of Europeans in 1521,
the Philippines was settled by Austronesian (MalayoPolynesian) peoples. The Philippines became a Spanish colonyin the 16th century, as an extension of the Viceroyalty of New Spain.In 1896, rebellion led to the Philippine Revolution that won independence from Spain during theSpanish-American War of 1898. American occupation led to

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