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Philippines
(9,213 words)

Republika ng Pilipinas (The Republic of the Philippines)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

109,703,000

Area

300,000 sq. km (120,000 sq. mi)

Population density

370/sq. km (950/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.52% (per 1,000: births 22, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

31%

Urban dwellers

47% (2.04% p.a.)

Largest cities

Manila 13,923,000; Davao 1,825,000; Cebu 980,000; Zamboanga City 917,000; Antipolo 881,000; plus 26 over 300,000

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Cite this page
“Philippines”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02PHL>
First published online: 2020



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