1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. HISTORY OF THE PHILIPPINES GEOGRAPHY GOVERNMENT SYSTEM EDUCATION RELIGION BELIEFS FAMOUS PEOPLE FAMOUS LANDMARK PHILIPPINE SYMBOLS CULTURE AND PRACTICES HOLIDAYS FOODS Ferdinand Magellan Luzon is the largest and most populous islands in the Philippines. It is ranked 15th largest in the world by land area. Located in the Northern region of the archipelago. It is the economic and political Center of the nation, being home to the country’s capital city, Manila as well as Quezon City, the country’s most populous city. With a population of 53 million as of 2015 it is the fourth most populous Island in the world having about 53% of the country’s total population. The Visayas, or the Visayan islands is one of the three principal Geographical divisions of the Philippines along with Luzon and Mindanao. Located in the central part of the archipelago, It consists of several islands, primarily surrounding the Visayan Sea, Although the Visayas are also considered the northeast extremity Of the entire Sulu Sea. Its inhabitants are predominantly the Visayan peoples. Mindanao or still commonly known as Southern Philippines, Is the second largest island in the Philippines. Mindanao and the smaller islands Surrounding it make up the islands group of the southern region of the archipelago, As of the 2010 census, the main island was inhabited by 20,281,545 people, while the entire Mindanao island group had an estimated total of 25,537,691 (2018) Residents, CONTINENT Asia REGION Southeast Asia COORDINATES 13 deg North 122 deg East AREA Rank 72nd TOTAL 300,000  km2 • LAND 99.38% • WATER 0.62% • COASTLINE 36,289 km (22,549 mi) BORDERS None HIGH POINT Mount Apo 2,954 metres (9,692 ft.) LOW POINT Galathea Depth 10,540 metres (34,580 ft.) (sea level) LONGEST RIVER Cagayan River LARGEST LAKE Laguna de Bay The legislative branch is authorized to make laws, alter and repeal them through the power vested in the Philippine Congress. This institution is divided into the Senate and the House of Representatives. The executive branch carries out laws. It is composed of the President and Vice President. The judicial branch evaluates laws. It holds the power to settle controversies involving rights that are legally demandable and enforceable. It is made up of a Supreme Court and lower courts. Education in the Philippines is offered through formal and non-formal systems. Non- Formal Education is on of the means to spread literacy and employable skills to the people. Formal Education typically spans 14 years and is structured in a 6+4+4 system: 6 years of primary school education, 4 years of secondary school education, and 4 years of higher education, leading to a bachelor’s degree. The majority of Filipino people practice the Christian religion. Spain highly influenced the people to the extent that the Philippines became one of the two predominantly Christian nations in the Asia Pacific, the other being East Timor. Christianity is the religion of about 80% of the Philippine population (mostly Catholics) while Islam is the religion of 11% and the other religions and beliefs comprise the 9% of the rest of the population ROMAN CATHOLIC ISLAM CHRISTIANITY RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES MS. PIA ALONZO WURTZBACH CROWNDED OF MISS UNIVERSE 2015 EMMANUEL DAPIDRAN PACQUIAO OR MANNY PACQUIAO THE 8-WORLD DIVISION CHAMPION. BANAUE RICE TERRACES MC ARTHUR LANDING MEMORIAL NATIONAL PARK TAAL LAKE LUNETA PARK THE PHILLIPINE FLAG The National Flag of the Philippines is a horizontal flag bicolor with equal bands of royal Blue and scarlet, and with a white, equilateral triangle at the hoist. In the center of the Triangle is a golden-yellow sun with eight primary rays, each representing a Philippine Province. At each vertex of the triangle is a five-pointed, golden-yellow star, each of which Representing one of the country’s three main island groupsLUZON, VISAYAS, MINDANAO, The central star originally referred to Panay. The Coat of arms of the Philippines or sometimes in Spanish word: Escudo de Filipinas Features the eight-rayed sun of the Philippines with each ray representing the eight provinces Which were placed under martial law by governor-general Ramon Blanco during the Philippine Revolution, and the three fivepointed stars representing the three primary geographic Regions of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.