The Philippines is an archipelago nation of 7107 islands and is divided into 3 regions:
- Luzon — the northernmost island
- Mindanao — the southernmost island
- Visayas — the remaining islands sandwiched between
The Philippines has only a land area of 115,000 sq. mi. (300,000 sq. km.), which is on par with Italy, but has a staggering population of 92,000,000 strong.
The official languages are Tagalog and English and the unit of currency is the Peso.