Where are the Philippines?

Philippines is located in the Southeastern Asia region at latitude 12.879721 and longitude 121.774017 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 12° 52' 47.00'' N
  • 121° 46' 26.46'' E

You can see the location of Philippines on the world map below:

Philippines on the World Map

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders.

Maritime Borders

The Philippines border with the South China Sea and the Philippine Sea.

Philippines (the) Related Content

Philippines Key Facts

CountryPhilippines (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: 12.879721
Longitude: 121.774017
Country CodesAlpha 2: PH
Alpha 3: PHL
Country Flag Emoji🇵🇭
Int. Phone Prefix+63
Capital cityManila
Southeastern Asia
Country Area300000 sq km
Population 2021111,046,910
World Rank: 13
Median Age24.5
Life expectancy69.3
Major languagesFilipino, English
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+08:00
Internet TLD.ph
Biggest AirportNinoy Aquino International Airport (Manila)
Average temperature27.00 °C
80.60 °F
Administrative Divisions17 regions 81 provinces
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Philippines Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencyPhilippines Peso (PHP)
GDP in 2020$407.4 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 27
GDP per capita in 2020$3,301
World Rank: 129
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, Japan, United States, South Korea, Taiwan
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore

Biggest Cities in Philippines

Here are the largest cities in Philippines based on 2021 data:

City Population
Manila 23,971,000
Quezon City 2,960,048
Davao 1,776,949
Caloocan City 1,661,584
Zamboanga City 977,234
Cebu City 964,169
Antipolo 887,399
Taguig City 886,722
Pasig City 803,159
Cagayan de Oro 728,402

Map of Philippines with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southeastern Asia Region