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In 1935, the Philippines had a presidential form of government. In 1992, President Ferdinand E. Marcos declared martial law and a new constitution was adopted giving Philippines a parliamentary. The Philippines have a republic government. Today, Philippines is a free and democratic nation. Canada and U.S.A are 2 of the Philippines closest allies outside Asia. The Philippines is divided into 17 regions, each governed by a regional council. Every province has a Governor, Vice Governor, and a Provincial Board Environment
Manila, the capital city of the Philippines averages about 24°C (75°F) in January and 28°C (82°F) in May. The dry season is December to May and the wet season is June to November. The Philippines is an archipelago (a group of islands) with 7,107 islands. The largest island is Luzon which is 105,000 km2. The total land area is 300,000 km2. The water takes up 1,830 km2 and the land takes up 298,170 km2. Also, the tallest peak in the Philippines is Mt. Apo; which is 9,692 feet. RELIGION CULTURE
The national fruit of the Philippines are mangoes and the national sport is "sipa". Some food they eat are pancit, adobo, kare-kare, sinigang, halo-halo and rice. Some famous Filipino Athletes are Manny Pacquiao (boxing), Paulino Alcántara (soccer) and Mark Munoz (MMA). School / Education
Students enter public school at about age four, starting from nursery school up to kindergarten. At seven years of age, students enter elementary school. Most private schools teach in English.
About 25 % of college-age Filipinos attend college, mostly private or religious schools. Also, the main languages are Tagalog (Filipino) and English. The economy of the Philippines is the 45th largest in the world. Filipino's depend heavily on international trade so much that they import more than they export. They mainly trade with China, Japan, Singapore, and the United States. Filipino coins are called "pesos". One peso is 0.02 Canadian dollars and one Canadian dollar is 43.29 pesos. 80% of the Filipinos earned their living by farming, today, closer to 65%. Filipinos farm only one-third of the nation's land, but they produce most of the food for the entire population. Also, forests, cover one-fourth of land in Philippines. More than 3,000 kinds of trees grow in islands. Government Out of about 101,833,938 people, 80.9 are Roman Catholics. Today, the Philippines has more Christians than any other Asian nation. In 1500, the Spaniards settled in the Philippines and converted most of the Filipinos to Christianity, but some tribes kept their religion. Pancit Halo-Halo Bibliography
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CIA. "East and Southeast Asia: Philippines." Central Intelligence. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html> The Mall of Asia, located in Pacay City, is the 4th largest mall in the whole world with 780 shops and is the 2nd largest mall in the Philippines. (Yes, Philippines owns the 3rd and 4th largest malls in the world.) The SM City North EDSA is located in Quezon City and holds over 1,100 shops. THANKS FOR WATCHING PHILIPPINES Blue = Patriotism and Justice Red = Freedom and Independence White = Peace 3 stars = 3 main islands This Prezi-tation was created and edited by: