Fact you probably didn’t know about the Philippines
Of the top ten largest malls in the world, three are found in the Philippines SM megamall, Sm North Edsa and SM Mall of Asia.
The Philippines is the largest producer of coconuts.
Puerto Princes Subterranean river is 8.3km long, until the discovery of a 10km underground river in Mexico. Puerto Princes was the longest subterranean water way in the world.
Largest Christmas Latern.
Was in San Fermando, Pampanga in 2002, the Latern structure was 27 meters in Diameter and cost 5 million Pesos.
Filipinos are the world’s largest network of diasporas, which covers more than 11 million people
The university of San Carlo in Cebu was founded by Spanish Jesuits in 1595, and is the oldest university in Asia.
The capital city of the country, takes its name from a white flower that grew on mangrove tress, known as “May Nilad”.
The Philippines approx 300,000 sq kilometres of land area are spread over 7,000 islands.
The Taal Volcano in Talisay Batangas is one of the worlds 17 Decade Volcanos, that need to be looked after given their active state and explosive history.
Sea Snail Cone.
The cone of the sea snail is a highly valuable collectors item, one sold at action for $5,000 dollars.
The positioning of the Philippine flags colours indicate a message, flown normally it is known as peacetime, if it’s flown with the red stripe on top, the Philippines nation is in a state of war,
Facts about the Philippines Continued Part 2