|Fountain at Fort Santiago, Manila, The Philippines||Fountain at Fort Santiago, Manila, The Philippines|
|National Flag at Fort Santiago, Manila, The Philippines||Gateway of Fort Santiago, Manila, The Philippines|
|Lake Taal from Taal Vista, The Philippines||Colourful Catamarans at Lake Taal, The Philippines|
|Mountain View of Lake Taal, The Philippines||Mountain View of Lake Taal, The Philippines|
|Catamaran at Lake Taal, The Philippines||Cannon and Shells, Fort Santiago, Manila, The Philippines|
|Club Paradise, Coron, Pictures|
The Philippines is a country in Southeast Asia with Manila as its capital city and it comprises 7,107 islands in the western Pacific Ocean.
The Philippines is the world's 12th most populous country, with an estimated population just under 100 million people. Its national economy is the 47th largest in the world, with an estimated gross domestic product of over US$ 168.6 billion.
A former colony of Spain and the United States, the Philippines is one of two predominantly Roman Catholic countries in Asia.