Philippines



The Philippines Listen/ˈfɪlɨpiːnz/ FI-lə-peenz, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas) is a sovereign country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam. The Sulu Sea to the southwest lies between the country and the island of Borneo, and to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia.

NamePhilippines
Top Level Domain
.ph
Alpha2 CodePH
Alpha3 CodePHL
Calling Codes
63
CapitalManila
Alt Spellings
PH
Republic of the Philippines
Repúblika ng Pilipinas
RegionAsia
SubregionSouth-Eastern Asia
Population103279800
Latlng
13
122
DemonymFilipino
Area342353
Gini43
Timezones
UTC+08:00
Borders
Native NamePilipinas
Numeric Code608
Currencies
CodePHP
NamePhilippine peso
Symbol
Languages
Iso639_1en
Iso639_2eng
NameEnglish
Native NameEnglish
Translations
DePhilippinen
EsFilipinas
FrPhilippines
Jaフィリピン
ItFilippine
BrFilipinas
PtFilipinas
NlFilipijnen
HrFilipini
Faجزایر الندفیلیپین
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/phl.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymASEAN
NameAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations
Other Acronyms
Other Names
CiocPHI

Cities

Manila

Cebu City

Davao City

Iloilo City

Makati City

Malabo

Quezon City

Tagbilaran

Zamboanga City

Destinations

Coron Island

Nacpan Beach

Duli Beach

Mestizo District

Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary

Fort Santiago

Basilica Minore Del Santo Niño

San Agustin Church

Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary

Limasawa Island

Pinto Art Museum

Chinese Cemetery

Ayala Museum

Rock Formations

Kuyawyaw Falls

White Beach

Museo Sugbo

National Museum Of The Filipino People

Kawasan Falls

Sambawan Island

Long Beach

Clark Museum

Ulan-Ulan Falls

Marcela Mariño & Felipe Agoncillo House

Timbac Caves

Manila American Cemetery

ABCD Beach

Bounty Beach

Logon Beach

Basilica Of St Martin De Tours

Danjugan Island Marine Reserve & Sanctuary

Bamboo Organ Of Las Piñas

Callao Cave

Malumpati Spring & Bugang River

BenCab Museum

Philippine Eagle Center

Echo Valley Hanging Coffins

Metropolitan Museum Of Manila

Bakhawan EcoPark

Rizal Shrine

Paoay Church

Bontoc Museum

Marikina Shoe Museum

Museum Of Cordillera Sculpture

St Louis University Museum

Miagao Church

Rizal Boulevard

Casa Manila

Casa Mariquit

Hofileña Heritage House

Museo Dabawenyo

Negros Forests & Ecological Foundation

Manjuyod Sandbar

Kublai's Gallery

Rizal Monument

Nelly's Garden

Fort Pilar Museum

Miniloc Island

Cadlao Island

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

Tabon Caves

Matinloc Island

Lumiang Burial Cave

Bait Market

Casa Gorordo Museum

Sumaging Cave

Fort San Pedro

Sumilon Island Marine Sanctuary

Lamanok Island

People’s Park In The Sky

Mangyan Heritage Center

Maremegmeg Beach

Talipanan Falls

Capul

Balay Cuyonon

Chocolate Hills Main Viewpoint

Kayangan Lake

Paradise Beach

Ligñon Hill Nature Park

Daraga Church

Casiawan Falls

San Pedro Island

MV Eva Jocelyn

Battle Of Bataan Museum

Twin Lagoon

White Beach

Danao Beach

Tulang Island

Seven Islands

Mt Tapyas

Borromeo Beach

Rizal Park

Sablayan Prison Farm & Rainforest

Malacañang Palace

Twin Lakes National Park

North Cemetery

Bulabog Puti-An National Park

Binangawan Falls

Tukuran Falls

GK Enchanted Farm

Mt Pinatubo

Mt Guiting-Guiting Natural Park

Calauit Safari Park

Camp John Hay

Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave

Mactan Shrine

Ayuntamiento

Iwahig Prison & Penal Farm

RUINS

Metropolitan Theater

Tam-awan Village

Cultural Center Of The Philippines

Sagay Marine Reserve

Quezon Memorial Circle

Bulusan Volcano National Park

Capas National Shrine

Hundred Islands National Park

Santo Niño Shrine & Heritage Center

Pottery Factories

Quiapo Church

Aguinaldo Mansion

Ma-Cho Pagoda

Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary

La Nuestra Señora De La Asuncion Parish Church

Manila Cathedral

St Paul Cathedral

Padre José Burgos National Museum

Karrivin Plaza

Malinta Tunnel

Buktot Beach

First United Building

Magsingal Museum

Bahay Nakpil-Bautista

University Of San Carlos Museum

Hilutangan Island

Lake Danao Natural Park

Cataja Falls

Divinubo Island

Weather Station

White Island

Sand Dunes

Tappia Waterfall

Demang

University Of The Philippines Diliman

Davao Crocodile Park

Bugtong Bato Falls

Art In Island

Tops Lookout

Site Of Rizal’s Execution

Paliton Beach

Casaroro Falls

Malasag Eco-Tourism Village

Bangao Mummy Caves

Sleeping Lion Hill

San Isidro Convent

Magellan's Cross

Opdas Mass Burial Cave

Yuchengco Museum

Malacañang Of The North

Banaue Museum

Nalusuan Island

Odessa-Tumbali Cave

World War II Museum

Buntod Sandbar

Cambugahay Falls

Cagsawa Church & Ruins

Tamaraw Falls

Estrella Falls

Blue Lagoon

Plaza Cuartel

1335Mabini

Centrop

Mt Bandila-an

Pacific War Memorial

Stingray Memorial

Pawa Mangrove Nature Park

Balete Tree

Museum Of Three Cultures

Mainit Springs

Environmental Enforcement Museum

Dambana Ng Kagitingan

Tinongchol Burial Rock

Kabayan National Museum

Ninoy Aquino Parks & Wildlife Center

Museo Ilocos Norte

Museo Iloilo

Juan Luna Shrine

Kabigan Falls

Boac Cathedral

Cadimahan

Virgin Island

Mt Isarog National Park

Pundaquit

Liw-liwa

Agta Beach

San Agustin Museum

Lio Beach

Bituon Beach

Bigaho Falls

Salagdoong Beach

Baybay Beach

Katibawasan Falls

Bukilat Cave

Lake Danao

National Museum Marinduque

Ocam Ocam Beach

Marcos Museum

Tangadan Falls

Caohagan Island

Aguila

Rice Museum

Nagtabon Beach

Barracuda Lake

Church Of San Diego

Ganduyan Museum

Anawangin Cove

Lourdes Grotto

Balay Negrense Museum

Leon & Galicano Apacible Museum

Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House

Saud Beach

Tinago Falls

National Museum Of Natural History

Capones Island

Calvo Museum

Lugnason Falls

Mind Museum

Galleria Taal

National Museum Of Fine Arts

Museo It Akean

Lighthouse

Tomalistis Falls

Nagkalit-kalit Waterfalls

Magic Fountain

Pulangbato Falls

Olangoan Falls

Vargas Museum

Silliman University Anthropology Museum

White Beach

Baywalk

Baclayon Church & Watchtower

Museo Ng Sining

Blood Compact Monument

Mt Luho View Deck

Culion Museum & Archives

Vayang Rolling Hills

Sinking Bell Tower

Bankerohan Public Market

Doña Paz Memorial

Naga Cathedral

Carbon Market

Sky Ranch

San Sebastian Cathedral

Camayan Beach Resort

Bandila-an Mountain View Park

San Pedro Church

Museo Sang Bata Sa Negros

National Museum

Dos Hermanos

Pamuayan Falls

Alona Beach

City Hall

Rowilda's Weaving Factory

St Bartholomew The Apostle Church

Lambingan Falls

People’s Park

Dabaw Museum

Silay Museum

Bagongbong Falls

Museum

Bandila-an Nature Centre

Lookout

Cebu Cathedral

Sampao Rice Terraces

St Joseph The Worker Cathedral

Fort San Andres

Superdome

San Isidro Labrador Church

House Of Dakay

Metropolitan Cathedral

St William’s Cathedral

Quema House

Coconut Palace

Gene Pool

UST Museum

Sacred Heart Of Jesus Shrine

National Planetarium

Crisologo Museum

Calabidongan Cave

Balangay Shrine Museum

Golden Mosque

Bahay Tsinoy

Sunken Cemetery

Tabon Caves Museum

Embarcadero

Baguio Mountain Provinces Museum

Aninuan Falls

Bernardino Jalandoni Ancestral House

Museo Ng Makati

Filipino Heritage Library

Cata-al War Memorabilia Museum

Fort Santa Isabel

Syquia Mansion Museum

Navalas

Calamba Rizal Shrine

Viewpoint

Paco Park

Quezon Memorial Shrine

Museo De Baler

Philippine Institute Of Volcanology & Seismology

Galleon Museum

Catholic Church

Holy Rosary Minor Seminary Museum

Tuwasan Falls

First United Community Museum

Olang Art Park

Malate Church

La Paz

Open-Air Auditorium

Negros Museum

Museo San Pablo

Stations Of The Cross

Gochi Falls

Exploreum

Church Of San Juan Bautista

Binondo Church

Dipnaysupuan Tunnels

Echo Valley Lookout

Palawan Museum

Naga City Museum

San Roque Falls

Central Lagoon & Fountains

Memorare Manila

Manila City Hall

MOA Eye

Malbog Hot Springs

Rizaliana Furniture Hall

Museo Pambata

Bell Tower

Spanish Watchtower

Ang Panublion Museum

Philippine Kim Luan Temple

Palawan Heritage Center

Mangrove Conservation Area

Kasabangan Falls

Seng Guan Buddhist Temple

Luyang Cave

Chess Plaza

St Anne's Church

Ninoy Aquino Statue

PAGASA Weather Station

Siquijor Heritage Museum

Philippine Institute Of Volcanology & Seismology (Philvolcs) Station

San Pedro Cathedral

Iloilo Esplanade

Baslay Hot Springs

Bantay-abot

All Hands Resort

Capitol Park & Lagoon

Tukon Chapel

San Gregorio Cathedral

Monument To Boy Scouts

Toytoy Beach

San Luis Obispo Parish Church

Timubo Cave

Baluarte De San Diego

Relief Map Of The Philippines

Cristy's Loom Weaving

Banol Beach

Night Market

La Immaculada Concepcion Church

Valugan Boulder Beach

Basco Lighthouse

Cathedral Of St Catherine Of Alexandria

Spring Of Youth

Pineapple Lab

Jaro Belfry

White Beach

Nahulugan Falls

University Of San Agustin

Station 1

Station 3

Station 2

Heritage Of Cebu Monument

Villa Lizares

Mile High Viewpoint

Legazpi City Hall

Cemetery

City Hall

Albay Provincial Capital Building

San José Church

Balyuan Park

Besao

Palawan Butterfly Eco Garden & Tribal Village

Palawan Wildlife Rescue & Conservation Center

Plaza Miranda

Excavation Museum

Lapu-Lapu Statue

Revellin Del Parian

Filipino-Chinese Friendship Arch

Quirino Grandstand

Manila Orchidarium

Baluarte De Dilao

Puerta Del Postigo

Puerta Real

Philippine International Convention Center

Teodoro Valencia Circle

Reducto De San Pedro

Revellin De Recoletos

Arch Of Goodwill

Baluarte De San Gabriel

People Power Monument

Puerta De Isabel II

Puerta De Santa Lucia

Reducto De San Francisco

Puerta Del Parian

Escarcero Point Lighthouse

Baluarte De San Andres

Municipal Hall

Xavier University

Town Hall

Church

Town Hall

City Hall

School For Indigenous Knowledge & Traditions

Julia Campbell Agroforest Memorial Park

Church Of St James

Seven Falls

Santa Cruz Island

Tinago Falls

Monfort Bat Cave

University Of The Philippines Marine Science Institute

Ifugao Museum

Hagimit Falls

Maria Cristina Falls

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s Childhood Summer Home

War Memorial Shrine

T’boli Museum

City Hall

Pangaggawan Cave



Most nationalities get 30 days on arrival.

The following nationalities must obtain a visa before arriving
Afghanistan, Albania Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijian, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, China, Croatia, Cuba, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, East Timor, Egypt, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kyrgystan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Moldova, Nauru, Nigeria, Palestine, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Nationals from Hong Kong and Macao can enter for 14 days without a visa.

Extending a visa costs around US$25 per month and is done easily.

Visa information

Philippines embassies

The Balikbayan Program allows former Philippinos
and their family entrance visa free for up to a year.

Balikbayan Stamp


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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