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Country codesPH, PHL (ISO 3166-1)
Official nameRepublic of the Philippines
Capital cityManila
Member ofUnited Nations, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Population108 323 702 (2020)
Total area300 000 km2
Highest pointMount Apo on Mindanao (2 954 m, 9 692 ft)
Lowest pointPhilippine Sea, South China Sea
GDP per capitaUSD 3 103 (World Bank, 2018)
CurrencyPhilippine peso (₱, PHP)
Calling code+63

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