Geographic coordinates: 13 00 N, 122 00 E
Area: Total 300,000 sq km
Country ranking (in terms of size): 73
Land: 298,170 sq km
Water: 1,830 sq km
Land Boundaries: 0km
Coastline: 36,289 km
South-eastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, East of Vietnam.
Tropical marine; North-East monsoon (November to April); South-West monsoon (May to October).
Mostly mountains with narrow to extensive coastal lowlands.
Lowest point: Philippine Sea 0m
Highest point: Mount Apo 2,954m
Timber, petroleum, nickel, cobalt, silver, gold, salt and copper.