|Basin countries||show List|
|Surface area||5,695,000 km2 (2,199,000 sq mi)|
How many oceans are there in the Philippines?
Three prominent bodies of water surround the archipelago: the Pacific Ocean on the east, the South China Sea on the west and north, and the Celebes Sea on the south.
What is the lowest place in the Philippines?
Geography of the Philippines
|Highest point||Mount Apo 2,954 meters (9,692 ft)|
|Lowest point||Galathea Depth 10,540 meters (34,580 ft) (sea level)|
|Longest river||Cagayan River|
|Largest lake||Laguna de Bay|
How rich is the Philippines?
Economy of the Philippines
|GDP||$402.6 billion (nominal, 2021 est.) $1.006 trillion (PPP, 2021 est.)|
|GDP rank||34th (nominal, 2021) 27th (PPP, 2021)|
|GDP growth||6.3% (2018) 6.0% (2019) -9.5% (2020) 11.2% (2021)|
|GDP per capita||$3,646 (nominal, 2021 est.) $9,247 (PPP, 2021 est.)|
Why is Philippines considered an archipelago?
The Philippines is called an archipelago because it consists of thousands of islands. The definition of an archipelago is a large group of islands….