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Philippines - The Land by
Call Number: 915.99 NIC
Publication Date: 2001
The Philippines is a country in the far west of the Pacific Ocean. For thousands of years, Filipinos have farmed their land's rich soil and fished the waters of the surrounding seas. It is home to more than 70 different ethnic groups . Agriculture is the largest industry in the Philippines. Farmland is devoted to rice paddies and rice is grown in the mountains on the Banaue rice terraces.
Call Number: 915.99 BRO
Publication Date: 2002
The Philippines is a predominantly Christian nation in the Asian region. The islands are mainly volcanic and the eleven largest islands account for 95% of the land area. Rice is the basic accompaniment to meals and the cuisine is a hybrid of Malay, Spanish and Chinese influences
The Philippines by
Call Number: 915.99 GON
ISBN: For almost four centuries the Philippines has been the site of struggle between foreign inluences and native identities. 9812320067
Publication Date: 2001
For almost four centuries, the Philippines has been a site of struggle between foreign influences and native identities. The economy of the Philippines relies heavily on agriculture and local plantations yield crops of rice, corn, sweet potatoes, sugar, fruits and tobacco. Filipinos host at least one festival or celebration every month.
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Countries and their culture - Philippines
Location and Geography. The Republic of the Philippines, a nation of 7,107 islands with a total area of 111,830 square miles (307,055 square kilometers), is located on the Pacific Rim of Southeast Asia. Two thousand of its islands are inhabited. Luzon, the largest island with one-third of the land and half the population, is in the north. Mindanao, the second largest island, is in the south.
Food in every country - Philippines
The Philippines' location between the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean has made the islands a crossing point for migrating Philippines people all over the world. As a result, the Philippines is made up of a range of different people and ethnic groups. While there are many different dialects and languages, Tagalog is the national language. The people of the Philippines are called Filipino. Filipino cuisine reflects the blending of these wide and varied cultures.
Philippines - Geography
Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam.
Food dining and drinks in the Philippines
More than most Far East countries, the Philippines has an incredible diversity in their diet, which is primarily the result of foreign influences and immigrations. This diversity begins with the diversity of the country itself. The Filipinos are an ethnic combination of Chinese, Japanese, Malay, Polynesian, and Melanesian among others. With each group came new foods.