Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Philippines

The Philippines’ location on the Pacific Ring of Fire and close to the equator makes the Philippines prone to earthquakes and typhoons, but also endows it with abundant natural resources and some of the world’s greatest biodiversity.The Philippines has an area of 343,448 square kilometers (132,606 sq mi)[5] and, as of 2015, had a population of approximately 101 million.