Philippines - PH

Name Philippines (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes PH / PHL
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Manila
Area 29817
DD coordinates 11.697835 / 122.621754
DMS coordinates 11°41'52.21" N / 122°37'18.32" E
UTM coordinates 51P 458778.93841589 1293168.7883499
Total cities 20021
Flag of Philippines

Philippines on map

Philippines is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Philippines, is PH.

It's territory covers an area of 29817 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Manila, the capital city of Philippines. On nationwide level, English, Filipino is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Filipino. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 216387 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 77 km. Philippines merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 3219 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 63 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use PHP as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Philippines live according to the America/Chicago time zone, which is also the one used in Manila.

More about Philippines

Official languages English, Filipino
Nationalities Filipino
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .ph
Phone codes 63
Currencies PHP
Life expectancy males Ø 67,1 years
Life expectancy females Ø 75,4 years
Birthrate 20,5 ‰
Deathrate 5,9 ‰
Males/Females 50,2%/49,8%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 94,51 bn $
Importations 130,93 bn $
Tourism receipts 11,48 bn $
Unemployment rate 3,4%
Inflation rate 2,48%
Corruption index 34 (bad)
Energy consumption 78,3 bn kWh

Land use

4% Urban areas 10817 km²
42% Agricultural areas 125160 km²
27% Forest 80880 km²
0% Water areas 1830 km²
28% Others 83143 km²


Roadways 216387 km
Railways 77 km
Waterways 3219 km
Commercial harbors 1706
Airports 188

Philippines cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 20021):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BRA Flag of Brazil Brazil South America Brasilia 19480 km
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia South America Sucre 19177 km
PRY Flag of Paraguay Paraguay South America Asuncion 18705 km
SUR Flag of Suriname Suriname South America Paramaribo 18272 km
GUF Flag of French Guiana French Guiana South America Cayenne 18213 km
GUY Flag of Guyana Guyana South America - 18166 km
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 18070 km
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 17716 km
URY Flag of Uruguay Uruguay South America Montevideo 17690 km
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 17555 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 1180 km
TWN Flag of Taiwan Taiwan Asia Taipei 1329 km
PLW Flag of Palau Palau Oceania - 1382 km
HKG Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Asia - 1489 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 1510 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 1659 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 1664 km
VNM Flag of Vietnam Vietnam Asia Hanoi 1874 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 1920 km
LAO Flag of Laos Laos Asia Vientiane 2137 km

There are many ways to find how far is Philippines (PH) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Philippines to Haversine
North pole 8707 km 5410 mil
Equator 13551 km 8420 mil
South pole 11308 km 7027 mil

Distance calculator

246 Countries
1208701 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Philippines and Brazil is 19480 kilometers or 12104 miles.
The most smallest distances between Philippines and Brunei is 1180 kilometers or 733 miles.
We found information about 20021 cities.
The capital of PH is Manila with population in 2022 over 3357 people.
The area of Philippines (PH) is 29817 square kilometers.
Yes, Philippines is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of PH is The Republic of the Philippines.
Philippines has approximately 188 airports.