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Abra (Probinsia ti Abra; Lalawigan ng Abra) is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Admiral is one of the highest ranks in some navies, and in many navies is the highest rank.
The Aeta (Ayta), or Agta, are an indigenous people who live in scattered, isolated mountainous parts of the island of Luzon, the Philippines.
Agno River or Pangasinan River is a river on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
Alabat Island is an island of the Philippine archipelago, in the Quezon Province of the CALABARZON region, situated just off the east coast of Southern Luzon.
Albay (Probinsya kan Albay; Lalawigan ng Albay; Provincia de Albay)is a province located in the Bicol Region in southeastern Luzon of the Philippines.
American settlement in the Philippines (or Americo–Filipino) began during the Spanish period, when Americans came to the islands primarily to conduct business.
, officially the, (Lakanbalen ning Angeles; Lungsod ng Angeles), or simply referred to as Angeles City, is a highly urbanized city in the region of Central Luzon,. According to the, it has a population of people. It is bordered by Mabalacat to the north; Mexico to the east; San Fernando to the southeast; Bacolor to the south; and Porac to the southwest and west. Though the city administers itself autonomously from Pampanga, it is the province's commercial and financial hub. Angeles is served by the Clark International Airport in Clark Freeport Zone. Being home of the former Clark Air Base (then the largest United States military facility outside the continental United States), it was significantly affected by the fallout brought about by the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991. The economy of Angeles was heavily dependent on the American base at that time. In 1993, a full cleanup and removal of volcanic ash deposits began and the former U.S. base re-emerged as Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ)."Mr. Lucio Tan is very excited about the development of Clark as an international airport. Clark will become the premiere airport in the country in the next five years," PAL president Jaime Bautista said. The creation of CSEZ has helped to offset the loss of income and jobs previously generated by the presence of the U.S. base in the city. Today, Angeles and Clark form the hub for business, industry, aviation, and tourism in the Philippines as well as a leisure, fitness, entertainment and gaming center of Central Luzon. Angeles ranked 15th in a survey by MoneySense magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the Philippines" in its March–April 2008 issue. Angeles is from Manila and from the provincial capital, San Fernando.
Apayao (Probinsia ti Apayao) is a landlocked province in the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Arabs (عَرَب ISO 233, Arabic pronunciation) are a population inhabiting the Arab world.
An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.
Aurora (Lalawigan ng Aurora; is a province in the Philippines located in the eastern part of Central Luzon region, facing the Philippine Sea. Its capital is Baler and borders, clockwise from the south, the provinces of Quezon, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, and Isabela. Before 1979, Aurora was part of the province of Quezon. Aurora was, in fact, named after Aurora Aragon, the wife of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon, the president of the Philippine Commonwealth, after whom the mother province was named.
The Austronesian languages are a language family that is widely dispersed throughout Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the islands of the Pacific Ocean, with a few members in continental Asia.
Ayala Corporation (Spanish: Corporación Ayala, formerly Ayala y Compañía) is the publicly listed holding company for the diversified interests of the Ayala Group.
The Babuyan Islands, also known as the Babuyan Group of Islands, is an archipelago in the Philippines, located in the Luzon Strait north of the main island of Luzon.
, officially the (Ibaloi: Ciudad ne Bagiw; Siudad ti Baguio; Lungsod ng Baguio) and popularly referred to as Baguio City, is a mountain resort city located in Northern Luzon, Philippines.
Balabac Island is the southern-most island of the Palawan province in the Philippines, only about north from Sabah, Malaysia, across the Balabac Strait.
Balayan Bay is a large bay of Luzon Island in the Philippines.
The Balintang Channel is the small waterway that separates the Batanes and Babuyan Islands, both of which belong to the Philippines, in the Luzon Strait.
Bataan (Lalawigan ng Bataan; Lalawigan ning Bataan) is a province situated in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines.
Batanes (Ivatan: Probinsya nu Batanes; Lalawigan ng Batanes) is an archipelago province in the Philippines situated in the Cagayan Valley region.
Batangas, officially known as the Province of Batangas (Lalawigan ng Batangas) is a province in the Philippines located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon.
Batangas Bay is a semi-enclosed body of water situated in the province of Batangas in Luzon island in the Philippines.
The Battle of Leyte (Filipino: Labanan sa Leyte, Waray: Gubat ha Leyte, 17 October - 26 December 1944) in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the island of Leyte in the Philippines by American forces and Filipino guerrillas under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, who fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Philippines led by General Tomoyuki Yamashita.
The Battle of Luzon (Filipino: Labanan sa Luzon), fought 9 January – 15 August 1945, was a land battle of the Pacific Theater of Operations of World War II by the Allied forces of the U.S., its colony the Philippines, and allies against forces of the Empire of Japan.
The Battle of Mindoro (Filipino: Labanan sa Mindoro) was a battle in World War II between forces of the United States and Japan, in Mindoro Island in the central Philippines, from 13–16 December 1944, during the Philippines Campaign.
A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean, a lake, or another bay.
, (pronounced as Ba-eh), officially the, (name), is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
Baybayin (pre-kudlit:, post-kudlit:, kudlit + pamudpod), is an ancient script used primarily by the Tagalog people.
Benguet (Ibaloi: Probinsya ne Benguet; Probinsia ti Benguet; Luyag na Benguet; Lalawigan ng Benguet), is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the southern tip of the Cordillera Administrative Region in the island of Luzon.
The Bicol Peninsula is a peninsula of Luzon Island in the Philippines.
The Bicol Region, also known simply as Bicol and historically known as Ibalon prior to Spanish colonization, (Rehiyon nin Bikol/Kabikolan; Rinconada Bicol: Rehiyon ka Bikol; Kabikulan; Bicolandia) is a region of the Philippines, designated as Region V. Bicol comprises six provinces, four on the Bicol Peninsula mainland (the southeastern end of Luzon) – Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon – and the offshore island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.
The Bicolanos are the fifth-largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group.
Bonifacio Global City (also known as BGC, Global City, or The Fort) is a financial and lifestyle district in Metro Manila, Philippines.
Borneo (Pulau Borneo) is the third largest island in the world and the largest in Asia.
The Borneo–Philippines languages (also known as Outer Hesperonesian or Outer Western Malayo-Polynesian languages) are a paraphyletic group of the Austronesian languages which includes the languages of the Philippines, much of Borneo, the northern peninsula of Sulawesi, and Madagascar.
The Bruneian Empire or Empire of Brunei, also known as Sultanate of Brunei or Negara Brunei, was a Malay sultanate, centred in Brunei on the northern coast of Borneo island in Southeast Asia.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
Buddhism is a minor religion in the Philippines. Loanwords with Buddhist context appear in languages of the Philippines.
Bugsuk is an island barangay in the Balabac municipality of Palawan province in the Philippines.
Bulacan (Lalawigan ng Bulakan; Lalawigan ning Bulacan) (PSGC:; '''ISO''': PH-BUL) is a province in the Philippines, located in the Central Luzon Region (Region III) in the island of Luzon, north of Manila (the nation's capital), and part of the Metro Luzon Urban Beltway Super Region.
Burias Island is one of the three major islands of Masbate province in the Philippines.
Burias Pass is the strait that separates Burias Island from the Bicol Peninsula in the Philippines.
Busuanga, is the largest island in the Calamian Group of islands in the province of Palawan in the Philippines.
Caboloan (also spelled Kaboloan; Luyag na Caboloan), referred to Chinese records as Feng-chia-hsi-lan, was a sovereign pre-colonial Philippine polity located in the fertile Agno River basin and delta, with Binalatongan as the capital.
Cagayán (Probinsia ti Cagayan; Probinsia nat Cagayan; Lalawigan ng Cagayan) is a province of the Philippines in the Cagayan Valley region in the northeast of Luzon Island, and includes the Babuyan Islands to the north.
The Cagayan River, also known as the Rio Grande de Cagayan, is the longest river in the Philippines and the largest river by discharge volume of water (followed by Rio Grande de Mindanao).
Cagayan Valley (Tanap ti Cagayan; Tana' nat Cagayan; Tanap yo Cagayan; Tanap na Cagayan; Lambak ng Cagayan) (designated as Region II) is an administrative region in the Philippines located in the northeastern portion of Luzon.
Calabarzon, formally known as Southern Tagalog Mainland and designated as Region IV-A, is an administrative region in the Philippines.
, officially the, (name), or known simply as City is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
, officially the, (Lungsod ng Calapan), or referred simply as Calapan City is a settlement_text and the capital of the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
Caloocan (Kalookan) is the fourth most populous city in the Philippines.
Camarines Norte (Amihanan na Camarines; Hilagang Camarines) is a province located in the Bicol region in Luzon of the Philippines.
Camarines Sur (Habagatan na Camarines; Timog Camarines) is a province located in the Bicol Region in Luzon of the Philippines.
A capital region, also called a national capital region, capital district or capital territory, is a region or district surrounding a capital city.
The Caraballo Mountains is a mountain range in the central part of Luzon island in the Philippines, situated between Cordillera Central and Sierra Madre mountain ranges.
Catanduanes is an island province located in the Bicol Region of Luzon in the Philippines.
The Catholic Church in the Philippines (Simbahang Katólika, Simbahang Katóliko; Iglesia Católica) is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual direction of the Roman Pontiff.
Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;, or; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island.
Cebu (Lalawigan sa Sugbu; Lalawigan ng Cebu) is a province of the Philippines located in the region, and consisting of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets.
Central Bikol, commonly called Bikol Naga, is the most-spoken language in the Bicol Region of southern Luzon, Philippines.
Central Luzon (Kalibudtarang Luzon, Pegley na Luzon, Gitnang Luzon, designated as Region III, is an administrative region in the Philippines, primarily serving to organize the 7 provinces of the vast central plains of the island of Luzon (the largest island), for administrative convenience. The region contains the largest plain in the country and produces most of the country's rice supply, earning itself the nickname "Rice Granary of the Philippines". Its provinces are: Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales.
Chester William Nimitz, Sr. (February 24, 1885February 20, 1966) was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy.
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is the most senior officer in the United States Navy.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chinese Filipinos (Filipino: Pilipinong Tsino, Tsinoy or Intsik) are Filipinos of Chinese descent, mostly born and raised in the Philippines.
A Christian denomination is a distinct religious body within Christianity, identified by traits such as a name, organisation, leadership and doctrine.
The Philippines is the 5th largest Christian country on Earth,Most Christians reside in the United States with 246.8 million, followed by Brazil with 175.8 million, Mexico with 107.8 million, and Russia with 105.2 million.
A city is one of the units of local government in the Philippines.
A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean, or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake.
Cordillera Administrative Region (Rehion/Deppaar Administratibo ti Kordiliera; Rehiyong Pampangasiwaan ng Cordillera), designated as CAR, is an administrative region in the Philippines situated within the island of Luzon.
The Cordillera Central is a massive mountain range situated in the northern central part of the island of Luzon, in the Philippines.
Cotabato, formerly but colloquially known as North Cotabato (Amihanon nga Kotabato; Amihanang Kotabato; Maguindanaoan: Kuta Wato Nort), is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao.
A crater lake is a lake that forms in a volcanic crater or caldera, such as a maar; less commonly and with lower association to the term a lake may form in an impact crater caused by a meteorite, or in the crater left by an artificial explosion caused by humans.
, officially the, is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
, officially the (name, name), or simply City, is a 1st Class Independent Component Cityhttp://pangasinan.gov.ph/the-province/cities-and-municipalities/dagupan-city/ in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
Darrell T. Tryon (20 July 1942 – 15 May 2013) was a New Zealand-born linguist, academic, and specialist in Austronesian languages.
Datu is a title which denotes the rulers (variously described in historical accounts as chiefs, sovereign princes, and monarchsFor more information about the social system of the Indigenous Philippine society before the Spanish colonization see Barangay in Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada Europea-Americana, Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, S. A., 1991, Vol. VII, p.624: Los nobles de un barangay eran los más ricos ó los más fuertes, formándose por este sistema los dattos ó maguinoos, principes á quienes heredaban los hijos mayores, las hijas á falta de éstos, ó los parientes más próximos si no tenían descendencia directa; pero siempre teniendo en cuenta las condiciones de fuerza ó de dinero.) of numerous indigenous peoples throughout the Philippine archipelago.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.
Dumaran Island is an island in the province of Palawan in the Philippines.
Edmund Roberts, appointed by President Andrew Jackson as the United States' first envoy to the Far East, went on the USS ''Peacock'' on two consecutive non-resident diplomatic missions to the courts of Cochinchina, Thailand ("Siam") and Muscat and Oman during the years 1832–6.
Ernest Joseph King (23 November 1878 – 25 June 1956) was Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (COMINCH) and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) during World War II.
Ethnolinguistics (sometimes called cultural linguistics) is a field of linguistics that studies the relationship between language and culture and how different ethnic groups perceive the world.
The Eurasian Plate is a tectonic plate which includes most of the continent of Eurasia (a landmass consisting of the traditional continents of Europe and Asia), with the notable exceptions of the Indian subcontinent, the Arabian subcontinent, and the area east of the Chersky Range in East Siberia.
In the Philippines, Filipino mestizo, or colloquially tisoy, are people of mixed Filipino and any foreign ancestry.
Filipinos (Mga Pilipino) are the people who are native to, or identified with the country of the Philippines.
The Gaddang people are a linguistically identified ethnic group of related families sharing lengthy residence in the watershed of the Cagayan River in Northern Luzon, Philippines.
In the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and United States Air Force, general (abbreviated as GEN in the Army or Gen in the Air Force and Marine Corps) is a four-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-10.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
Green tea is a type of tea that is made from Camellia sinensis leaves that have not undergone the same withering and oxidation process used to make oolong teas and black teas.
A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.
Highlands or uplands are any mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau.
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.
Hinduism has a long historical influence in the Philippines, but recent archaeological and other evidence suggests Hinduism has had some cultural, economic, political and religious influence in the archipelago.
The history of the Philippines from 1898 to 1946 covers the period of American rule in the Philippines and began with the outbreak of the Spanish–American War in April 1898, when the Philippines was still part of the Spanish East Indies, and concluded when the United States formally recognised the independence of the Republic of the Philippines on July 4, 1946.
Honshu is the largest and most populous island of Japan, located south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Straits.
The Ibaloi are an indigenous ethnic group found in the northern Philippines.
The Ibanag (also Ybanag and Ybanak or Ibanak) are an ethnolinguistic minority numbering a little more than half a million people, who inhabit the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela and Nueva Vizcaya.
Ifugao (Probinsia ti Ifugao; Lalawigan ng Ifugao) is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Iglesia ni Cristo (abbreviated as INC English: Church of Christ) is an international church that originated in the Philippines.
Igorot, or Cordillerans, is the collective name of several Austronesian ethnic groups in the Philippines, who inhabit the mountains of Luzon.
Ilocandia is the term given to the traditional homeland of the Ilocano people.
Ilocano (also Ilokano;; Ilocano: Pagsasao nga Ilokano) is the third most-spoken native language of the Philippines.
The Ilocanos (Tattao nga Iloko/Ilokano), Ilokanos, or Iloko people are the third largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group that mostly reside within the Ilocos Region in the northwestern seaboard of Luzon, Philippines.
Ilocos collectively refers to two provinces in the Philippines: Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur which used to be a single province.
Ilocos Norte (Amianan nga Ilocos) is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region.
The Ilocos Region (Rehion/Deppaar ti Ilocos; Sagor na Baybay na Luzon; Rehiyon ng Ilocos) is an administrative region of the Philippines, designated as Region I, occupying the northwestern section of Luzon.
Ilocos Sur (Makin-abagatan nga Ilocos) is a province in the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
The Ilongot (or Ibilao) are a tribe who inhabit the southern Sierra Madre and Caraballo Mountains, on the east side of Luzon in the Philippines, primarily in the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija and along the mountain border between the provinces of Quirino and Aurora.
The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; "Army of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan from 1868 to 1945.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indian Filipinos refers to Filipinos of Indian descent who have historical connections with and have established themselves in what is now the Philippines.
Indochina, originally Indo-China, is a geographical term originating in the early nineteenth century and referring to the continental portion of the region now known as Southeast Asia.
Isabela (Probinsia ti Isabela; Probinsia nat Isabela; Probinsia na Isabela; Lalawigan ng Isabela) is the second largest province of the Philippines, and the largest on the island of Luzon in land area.
Islam is the oldest recorded monotheistic religion in the Philippines.
The geographical divisions of the Philippines are the three island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The Isnag people (also referred to as the Isneg and Apayao) are an Austronesian ethnic group native to Apayao Province in the Philippines' Cordillera Administrative Region.
The Itawes, Itawis, Hitawit or Itawit (endonym) are a people living in the Philippines.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Japanese settlement in the Philippines refers to the branch of the Japanese diaspora having historical contact with and having established themselves in what is now the Philippines.
Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese) is an island of Indonesia.
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.
Jollibee Foods Corporation (abbreviated as JFC; also known as Jollibee after its primary fast food brand) is a Filipino multinational company based in Pasig, Philippines.
The Kalanguya (also sometimes referred to as the Ikalahan) are an Austronesian ethnic group most closely associated with the Philippines' Cordillera Administrative Region, but whose core population can be found across an area which also includes the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, and Pangasinan.
Kalinga; Lalawigan ng Kalinga) is a landlocked province in the Philippines situated within the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. The word Kalinga is derived from the ancient name of Indian state of Orissa, a major Hindu and Buddhist state in ancient India. Its capital is Tabuk and borders Mountain Province to the south, Abra to the west, Isabela to the east, Cagayan to the northeast, and Apayao to the north. Kalinga and Apayao are the result of the 1995 partitioning of the former province of Kalinga-Apayao; which was seen to better service the respective needs of the various indigenous peoples in the area.
The Kankanaey people are an Indigenous peoples of the Northern Philippines.
Kapampangan, Pampango, or the Pampangan language is one of the major languages of the Philippines.
The Kapampangan people (Taung Kapampangan), also known as Pampangueños or Pampangos, are the fifth largest ethnolinguistic group in the Philippines, numbering about 2.89 million.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
Koreans in the Philippines, largely consisting of expatriates from South Korea, form the largest Korean diaspora community in Southeast Asia and the ninth-largest in the world, after Koreans in Kazakhstan and before Koreans in Vietnam.
La Union (Probinsia ti La Union; Luyag na La Union) is a province in the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in the island of Luzon.
Lagonoy Gulf is a large gulf in the Bicol Peninsula of Luzon island in the Philippines.
Laguna, officially known as the Province of Laguna (Lalawigan ng Laguna; Provincia de Laguna), is a province in the Philippines, located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon.
The Laguna Copperplate Inscription (Filipino: Inskripsyon sa Binatbat na Tanso ng Laguna, Malay: Prasasti keping tembaga Laguna; often shortened into the acronym LCI), a legal document inscribed on a copper plate in 900 AD, is the earliest known written document found in the Philippines.
Laguna de Baý (Lawa ng Laguna, Lawa ng Baé; Lake of Laguna, Lake of Baý) is the largest lake in the Philippines located east of Metro Manila between the provinces of Laguna to the south and Rizal to the north.
In early Philippine history, the rank of Lakan denoted a "paramount ruler" (or more specifically, "paramount datu") of one of the large coastal barangays (known as a "bayan") on the central and southern regions of the island of Luzon.
A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake.
Lamon Bay is a large bay in the southern part of Luzon island in the Philippines.
Las Piñas, officially the City of Las Piñas (Lungsod ng Las Piñas), is a city in the National Capital Region of the Philippines.
Legazpi, officially the City of Legazpi, (Ciudad kan Legazpi; Lungsod ng Legazpi) and often referred to as Legazpi City, is a component city and the capital of the province of Albay in the Philippines.
Leyte is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines.
The Lingayen Gulf is a large gulf on northwestern Luzon in the Philippines, stretching.
This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.
A gulf in geography is a large bay that is an arm of an ocean or sea.
This list of islands by area includes all islands in the world greater than and several other islands over, sorted in descending order by area.
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This is a list of islands of the Philippines.
Below is a combined list of primary-level subdivisions of local government in the Philippines.
Luções (Spanish: Luzones) was a demonym used by Portuguese sailors in Malaysia during the early 1500s, referring to the people who lived in Manila Bay, which was then called Lusong (Portuguese: Luçon) Eventually, the term Luções would refer to the peoples Luzon island, and later on, would be exclusive to the peoples of the central area of Luzon (now Central Luzon. None of the Portuguese writers who first used the term in the early 1500s had gone to Lusong themselves, so the term was used specifically to describe the seafarers who settled in or traded with Malaysia at that time. The last known use of the Portuguese term in surviving records was in the early 1520s, when members of Magellan's expedition (notably Antonio Pigafetta, and Rodrigo de Aganduru Moriz) used the term to describe seafarers from Lusong whom they encountered on their journeys. This included a "young prince" named Ache who would later become known as Rajah Matanda. There have proposals to rename the current Central Luzon Region of the Philippines into Luções or an abbreviation of the current provinces of the region.
, officially the, (name), known simply as City, is a highly urbanized city in Calabarzon,.
Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.
The Luzon rainforest is a moist broadleaf forest that contains the lowlands (below 1000 m) of Luzon and the montane rainforests located on a several volcanic and non-volcanic mountains of the island.
The Luzon Strait (Filipino: Kipot ng Luzon) is the strait between Taiwan and Luzon island of the Philippines.
The Luzon tropical pine forests are a tropical coniferous forest ecoregion of the Philippines in the western Pacific Ocean.
Mainland is a contiguous landmass that is larger and often politically, economically and/or demographically more significant than politically associated remote territories, such as exclaves or oceanic islands situated outside the continental shelf.
Mainland Southeast Asia, also known as the Indochinese Peninsula and previously as Indochina, is the continental portion of Southeast Asia east of India and south of China that is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east.
Makati, officially the City of Makati (Lungsod ng Makati, Siyudad ng Makati), in the Philippines, is one of the sixteen cities that make up Metro Manila.
Malabon, officially the City of Malabon (Lungsod ng Malabon), is one of the cities and municipalities that make up Metro Manila in the Philippines.
The Malay Peninsula (Tanah Melayu, تانه ملايو; คาบสมุทรมลายู,, မလေး ကျွန်းဆွယ်, 马来半岛 / 馬來半島) is a peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The Malayo-Polynesian languages are a subgroup of the Austronesian languages, with approximately 385.5 million speakers.
Mandaluyong City (Lungsod ng Mandaluyong) is a city in the Philippines located directly east of Manila.
Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.
Manila Bay is a natural harbour which serves the Port of Manila (on Luzon), in the Philippines.
The Manila Trench is an oceanic trench in the Pacific Ocean, located west of the islands of Luzon and Mindoro in the Philippines.
Marikina (Lungsod ng Marikina) is one of the cities that make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region.
Marinduque is an island province in the Philippines located in Southwestern Tagalog Region or MIMAROPA, formerly designated as Region IV-B. Its capital is the municipality of Boac.
Masbate, officially the Province of Masbate (Masbateño: Probinsya san Masbate; Kapuoran sang Masbate; Probinsya kan Masbate; Lalawigan ng Masbate) is an island province in the Philippines located near the middle of the nation's archipelago.
Masbate Island is the largest of three major islands of Masbate Province in the Philippines.
Mayon (Bulkan Mayon, Bulkang Mayon, Monte Mayón), also known as Mayon Volcano or Mount Mayon, is an active stratovolcano in the province of Albay in Bicol Region, on the large island of Luzon in the Philippines.
Medan; is the capital of North Sumatra province in Indonesia.
Metropolitan Manila (Kalakhang Maynila, Kamaynilaan) is the seat of government and one of the three defined metropolitan areas of the Philippines.
The Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, commonly known as Metrobank, is the second largest bank in the Philippines.
The Southwestern Tagalog Region, officially designated as MIMAROPA Region, is an administrative region in the Philippines.
Mindoro is the seventh largest island in the Philippines by land area with a total of 10,571 km2 (4,082 sq.mi) and with a total population of 1,331,473 as of 2015.
The Ming treasure voyages were the seven maritime expeditions by Ming China's treasure fleet between 1405 and 1433.
The Moro, also called the Bangsamoro or Bangsa Moro, are the Muslim population of the Philippines, forming the largest non-Catholic group in the country and comprising about 11% (as of the year 2012) of the total Philippine population.
A mortar and pestle is a kitchen implement used since ancient times to prepare ingredients or substances by crushing and grinding them into a fine paste or powder.
Mount Arayat is an inactive basaltic volcano on Luzon Island, Philippines, rising to a height of.
Mount Banahaw (alternative spelling: Banahao or Banájao) is an active volcano on Luzon in the Philippines.
Mount Bulusan, or Bulusan Volcano, is the southernmost volcano on Luzon Island in the Republic of the Philippines.
Mount Data is a mountain located in the Cordillera Central mountain range rising to a height of in the north of Luzon Island, Philippines.
Mount Iriga, also known as Mount Asog, is one of the active volcanoes in the Philippines, in the province of Camarines Sur, in the Philippines.
Mount Isarog is a potentially active stratovolcano located in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines, on the island of Luzon.
Mount Makiling, or Mount Maquiling, is a dormant volcano located on the border of Laguna province and Batangas on the island of Luzon, Philippines.
Mount Pinatubo (Bakil nin Pinatobo; Bunduk/Bulkan ning Pinatubu, Bunduk ning Apu Malyari; Palandey/Bulkan na Pinatubu; Bantay Pinatubo; Bundok/Bulkang Pinatubo) is an active stratovolcano in the Zambales Mountains, located on the tripoint boundary of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac and Pampanga, all in Central Luzon on the northern island of Luzon.
Mount Pulag (Bundok Pulag) is Luzon’s highest peak at above sea level.
Mount Sungay, also known as Mount Gonzales, is a mountain in the province of Cavite in the Philippines.
Mountain Province (Lalawigang Bulubundukin), is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Muntinlupa, officially the City of Muntinlupa (Lungsod ng Muntinlupa) is the southernmost highly urbanized city of the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Philippines.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
, officially the (Central Bikol: Ciudad nin Naga; Rinconada Bikol: Syudad ka Naga; Lungsod ng Naga; Ciudad de Naga), or known simply as Naga City, is a independent component city in the Bicol Region,.
Namayan (Baybayin: Pre-Kudlit: or (Sapa), Post-Kudlit), also called Sapa,Locsin, Leandro V. and Cecilia Y. Locsin.
Navotas (Lungsod ng Navotas) is a city in the Philippines located north of Manila that is known as the Fishing Capital of the Philippines.
Negros is the fourth largest island of the Philippines, with a land area of.
Nueva Ecija (Lalawigan ng Nueva Ecija; Probinsia ti Nueva Ecija; Lalawigan ning Nueva Ecija; Luyag na Nueva Ecija) (034900000; '''ISO''': PH-NUE) is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region.
Nueva Vizcaya (Probinsia ti Nueva Vizcaya; Probinsia na Nueva Vizcaya; Lalawigan ng Nueva Vizcaya) is a province of the Philippines located in Cagayan Valley region in Luzon, though it is geographically and culturally part of the Cordilleras.
Occidental Mindoro (Kanlurang Mindoro, Mindoro Occidental) is a province in the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region.
An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.
Old Spanish, also known as Old Castilian (castellano antiguo; romance castellano) or Medieval Spanish (español medieval), originally a colloquial Latin spoken in the provinces of the Roman Empire that provided the root for the early form of the Spanish language that was spoken on the Iberian Peninsula from the 10th century until roughly the beginning of the 15th century, before a consonantal readjustment gave rise to the evolution of modern Spanish.
Olongapo, officially the, (Lungsod ng Olongapo; Siudad ti Olongapo; Syodad nin Olongapo; Lakanbalen ning Olongapo; Siyudad na Olongapo), or simply as Olongapo City, is a highly urbanized city in,. Located in the province of Zambales but governed independently from the province, it has a population of people according to the.
Oriental Mindoro (Silangang Mindoro, Mindoro Oriental) is a province in the Philippines located in the island of Mindoro under Mimaropa region in Luzon, about southwest of Manila.
Ortigas Center is a central business district located within the joint boundaries of Pasig, Mandaluyong and Quezon City, within the Metro Manila region in the Philippines.
The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China (including the 1945 Soviet–Japanese conflict). The Second Sino-Japanese War between the Empire of Japan and the Republic of China had been in progress since 7 July 1937, with hostilities dating back as far as 19 September 1931 with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. However, it is more widely accepted that the Pacific War itself began on 7/8 December 1941, when Japan invaded Thailand and attacked the British possessions of Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong as well as the United States military and naval bases in Hawaii, Wake Island, Guam and the Philippines. The Pacific War saw the Allies pitted against Japan, the latter briefly aided by Thailand and to a much lesser extent by the Axis allied Germany and Italy. The war culminated in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and other large aerial bomb attacks by the Allies, accompanied by the Soviet declaration of war and invasion of Manchuria on 9 August 1945, resulting in the Japanese announcement of intent to surrender on 15 August 1945. The formal surrender of Japan ceremony took place aboard the battleship in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945. Japan's Shinto Emperor was forced to relinquish much of his authority and his divine status through the Shinto Directive in order to pave the way for extensive cultural and political reforms. After the war, Japan lost all rights and titles to its former possessions in Asia and the Pacific, and its sovereignty was limited to the four main home islands.
Palawan (pron.), officially the Province of Palawan (Cuyonon: Probinsya i'ang Palawan / Paragua; Kapuoran sang Palawan; Lalawigan ng Palawan) is an archipelagic province of the Philippines that is located in the region of MIMAROPA.
Palawan is the largest island of the province of Palawan in the Philippines and the fifth largest island of the country.
Pampanga (Lalawigan ning Pampanga; Lalawigan ng Pampanga) is a province in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines.
Pampanga River is the second largest river on the island of Luzon in the Philippines (next to Cagayan River) and the country's fourth longest river.
Pangasinan (Luyag na Pangasinan; Lalawigan ng Pangasinan; Probinsia ti Pangasinan) is a province in the Philippines.
The Pangasinan language or Salitan Pangasinan is one of the major languages of the Philippines.
The Pangasinan people (Totoon Pangasinan), also known as Pangasinense, are a ethnolinguistic group native to the the Philippines.
Parañaque, officially the City of Parañaque (Lungsod ng Parañaque), is one of the cities and municipalities that make up Metro Manila in the Philippines.
Pasay, officially Pasay City (Lungsod ng Pasay), is a city in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines.
Pasig is a city in the Philippines.
The Pasig River (Ilog Pasig and Río Pásig) is a river in the Philippines that connects Laguna de Bay to Manila Bay.
Pateros, officially the Municipality of Pateros, (Bayan ng Pateros), is a first- settlement_text in the region of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.
Philippine English is any variety of English (similar and related to English) native to the Philippines, including those used by the media and the vast majority of educated Filipinos.
The Philippine Fault System is a major inter-related system of faults throughout the whole of the Philippine Archipelago, primarily caused by tectonic forces compressing the Philippines into what geophysicists call the Philippine Mobile Belt.
The Philippine Independent Church (Iglesia Filipina Independiente; Malayang Simbahan ng Pilipinas; Libera Ecclesia Philippina, colloquially called the Aglipayan Church) is an independent Christian denomination in the form of a national church in the Philippines.
The Philippine Mobile Belt is a complex portion of the tectonic boundary between the Eurasian Plate and the Philippine Sea Plate, comprising most of the country of the Philippines.
Philippine mythology is the body of myths, tales, and superstitions held by Filipinos, mostly originating from beliefs held during the pre-Hispanic era.
The Philippine Sea is a marginal sea east and northeast of the Philippines occupying an estimated surface area of.
The Philippine Sea Plate or Philippine Plate is a tectonic plate comprising oceanic lithosphere that lies beneath the Philippine Sea, to the east of the Philippines.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) was created on September 12, 2013 when the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10625) was signed by President Benigno S. Aquino III.
The Philippine Trench (also Philippine Deep, Mindanao Trench, and Mindanao Deep) is a submarine trench to the east of the Philippines.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
The Philippines Campaign (Filipino: Kampanya sa Pilipinas or Labanan sa Pilipinas) or the Battle of the Philippines, fought 8 December 1941 – 8 May 1942, was the invasion of the Philippines by Imperial Japan and the defense of the islands by United States and Filipino forces during the Second World War.
The Philippines campaign, the Battle of the Philippines or the Liberation of the Philippines (Filipino: Kampanya sa Pilipinas, Labanan sa Pilipinas & Liberasyon ng Pilipinas), (Operation Musketeer I, II, and III) (Filipino: Operasyon Mosketero I, II, at III), was the American and Filipino campaign to defeat and expel the Imperial Japanese forces occupying the Philippines during World War II.
In geography, a plain is a flat, sweeping landmass that generally does not change much in elevation.
Polillo is an island in the northeastern region of the Philippine archipelago.
A polity is any kind of political entity.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
Protestant Christians make up nearly 6% of the Filipino population.
The Provinces of the Philippines (Filipino: Mga Lalawigan ng Pilipinas) are the primary political and administrative divisions of the Philippines.
, officially the, (Cuyonon: Siyudad i'ang Puerto Princesa; Dakbanwa sang Puerto Princesa; Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa; Ciudad de Puerto Princesa), and often referred to as Puerto Princesa City, is a Highly Urbanized City in the.
Quezon is a province of the Philippines in the Calabarzon region of Luzon island.
Quezon City (Lungsod Quezon,; Ciudad Quezón; also known as QC or Kyusi) is the most populous city in the Philippines.
Quirino (Probinsia ti Quirino) is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon and named after Elpidio Quirino, the sixth President of the Philippines.
Ragay Gulf is a large gulf in the Bicol Peninsula of Luzon island in the Philippines, part of the Sibuyan Sea.
Raja (also spelled rajah, from Sanskrit राजन्), is a title for a monarch or princely ruler in South and Southeast Asia.
Rajah Sulayman, sometimes referred to as Sulayman III (Sanskrit: स्ललैअह्, Baybayin:, Abecedario: Suláimán) (1558–1575), was the Rajah or paramount ruler of the Rajahnate of Maynila, a fortified Tagalog polity on the southern half of the Pasig River delta, by the time Spanish colonizers arrived in the early 1570s.
In early Philippine history, the Tagalog Bayan ("country" or "polity") of Maynila (Bayan ng Maynila; Baybayin:; Balen ning Maynila) was a major trade hub located on the southern part of the Pasig River delta,Abinales, Patricio N. and Donna J. Amoroso, State and Society in the Philippines.
In the Philippines, regions (rehiyon), (ISO 3166-2:PH) are administrative divisions that serve primarily to organize the provinces (lalawigan) of the country for administrative convenience.
Rice wine is an alcoholic beverage fermented and distilled from rice, traditionally consumed in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia.
Rizal, officially known as the Province of Rizal (Lalawigan ng Rizal), is a province in the Philippines located in the Calabarzon region, east of Manila.
Romblon is an archipelagic province of the Philippines located in the Mimaropa region.
, officially the, is a settlement_text and capital of the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
The, also known as the or the, are a chain of islands annexed by Japan that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Taiwan: the Ōsumi, Tokara, Amami, Okinawa, and Sakishima Islands (further divided into the Miyako and Yaeyama Islands), with Yonaguni the southernmost.
The Samar Sea is a small sea within the Philippine archipelago, situated between the Bicol Region of Luzon and the Eastern Visayas.
The Sambal people are a Filipino ethnolinguistic group living primarily in the province of Zambales and the Pangasinense municipalities of Bolinao and Anda.
The San Bernardino Strait (Kipot ng San Bernardino) is a strait in the Philippines, connecting the Samar Sea with the Philippine Sea.
, officially the (Siudad ti San Fernando, Siyudad na San Fernando, Lungsod ng San Fernando), is a component settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
, officially the, (Lakanbalen ning San Fernando; Lungsod ng San Fernando), or simply referred to as San Fernando City is a settlement_text and capital of the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.
San Juan City (Lungsod ng San Juan) is the smallest city in the Philippines in terms of population and land area.
San Miguel Bay is a large bay in the Bicol Peninsula of Luzon island in the Philippines.
Santiago, officially the, (Siudad ti Santiago; Siudad nat Santiago; Siudad na Santiago; Lungsod ng Santiago), or simply as Santiago City is a independent component settlement_text in,. According to the, it has a population of people.
Sibuyan is a crescent-shaped island, the second largest in an archipelago comprising Romblon Province, Philippines.
The Sibuyan Sea is a small sea in the Philippines that separates the Visayas from the northern Philippine island of Luzon.
The Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in the Philippines.
SM Investments Corporation (SMIC), also known as SM Investments or informally as the SM Group is a holding company with interests in shopping mall development and management, retail, real estate development, banking, and tourism, founded by Henry Sy, Sr. It has become one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines, being the country's dominant player in retail with 208 stores nationwide.
Sorsogon (Bikol: Probinsya kan Sorsogon; Lalawigan ng Sorsogon), is a province in the Philippines located in the Bicol Region.
Sorsogon Bay is a bay in the Bicol Peninsula of Luzon island in the Philippines, completely surrounded by the province of Sorsogon.
The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
Southern Tagalog (Timog Katagalugan), designated as Region IV, was an administrative region in the Philippines that comprised the current regions of CALABARZON and MIMAROPA, plus Aurora of Central Luzon.
The Spanish East Indies (Spanish: Indias orientales españolas; Filipino: Silangang Indiyas ng Espanya) were the Spanish territories in Asia-Pacific from 1565 until 1899.
A Spanish Filipino (Spanish and Chavacano: Español Filipino o Hispano Filipino; Tagalog: Kastila, Tisoy o Conio; Cebuano and Hiligaynon: Cachila) is a Filipino who has Spanish or Hispanic lineage, mostly born and raised in the Philippines.
Spanish was the official language of the Philippines from the beginning of Spanish rule in the late 16th century, through the conclusion of the Spanish–American War in 1898.
Taal Lake, formerly known as Bombón Lake, is a freshwater lake in the province of Batangas, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
Taal Volcano (Bulkang Taal) is a complex volcano located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
Tablas is the largest of the islands that comprise the province of Romblon in the Philippines.
Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by the majority.
The Tagalog people (Baybayin) are a major ethnolingustic group in the Philippines.
Tagaytay, officially Tagaytay City, (Lungsod Tagaytay), is a component city in the province of Cavite, in the Philippines.
Taguig (Tagíg,, officially the City of Taguig, Lungsod ng Tagíg) is a highly urbanized city located in the south-eastern portion of Metro Manila in the Philippines.
Tarlac (Lalawigan ning Tarlac; Luyag na Tarlac; Probinsia ti Tarlac; Lalawigan ng Tarlac) is a landlocked province located in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines.
Tayabas Isthmus, separates the Bicol Peninsula from the main part of Luzon Island, and the Bondoc Peninsula which lies between Tayabas Bay and Ragay Gulf.
A thalassocracy (from Classical Greek θάλασσα (thalassa), meaning "sea", and κρατεῖν (kratein), meaning "power", giving Koine Greek θαλασσοκρατία (thalassokratia), "sea power") is a state with primarily maritime realms, an empire at sea (such as the Phoenician network of merchant cities) or a seaborne empire.
Ticao Island, is an island with a total land area of is one of the three major islands of Masbate province in the Philippines.
Ticao Pass is the strait that separates Ticao Island from the Bicol Peninsula in the Philippines.
In early Philippine history, the Tagalog settlement at Tondo (Baybayin) was a major trade hub located on the northern part of the Pasig River delta, on Luzon island.
In topography, prominence characterizes the height of a mountain or hill's summit by the vertical distance between it and the lowest contour line encircling it but containing no higher summit within it.
Tuguegarao, officially Tuguegarao City (Siudad nat Tuguegarao; Siudad yo Tuguegarao; Siudad ti Tuguegarao; Lungsod ng Tuguegarao) and referred by locals as Tugue, is a 3rd-class component city in the Philippines.
Valenzuela, officially the City of Valenzuela Article I, Section 2.
Verde Island Passage is a strait that separates the islands of Luzon and Mindoro, connecting the South China Sea with the Tayabas Bay and the Sibuyan Sea beyond.
The Visayans (Visayan: Mga Bisaya) is an umbrella term for the Philippine ethnolinguistic groups native to the whole Visayas, the southernmost islands of Luzon and most parts of Mindanao.
The Visayas, or the Visayan Islands (Visayan: Kabisay-an,; Kabisayaan), is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines, along with Luzon and Mindanao.
A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.
The Yongle Emperor (Yung-lo in Wade–Giles; 2 May 1360 – 12 August 1424) — personal name Zhu Di (WG: Chu Ti) — was the third emperor of the Ming dynasty in China, reigning from 1402 to 1424.
Zambales (Lalawigan ng Zambales; Probinsya nin Zambales; Lalawigan ning Zambales; Luyag na Zambales) is a province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region in the island of Luzon.
The Zambales Mountains is a mountain range on western Luzon island in the Philippines.
Zheng He (1371–1433 or 1435) was a Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, fleet admiral, and court eunuch during China's early Ming dynasty.
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