Before Travel to Philippines we will getting to know Philippines and why we travel to philippines ? Philippines the Pacific Ocean to the west from the Asian continent located 966 km off the 7,107 islands, and it’s 880 are inhabited. 4,000 of the island still has no name. In the philippines the island is home to some of the mega-metropolises, while others only have enough to sunbathe on. Philippines country, the Philippine Sea to the east and northeast, west and northwest in the South China Sea, Celebes Sea in the south, surrounded by. The world’s longest coastline ranks 4th among the countries with the full 36,289 miles.
WILD LIFE : Rainforest and many birds that have long coast of the Philippines, plants, animals and marine life in the world is home to ten major biodiversity yapmaktadır.filip Philippines is one of the host country. There are approximately 1.1000 vertebrate species in the country. Philippine territory, more than 100 are thought to live elsewhere mammals, there are also more than 170 bird species. Philippines, with up to 80 mammal species recently discovered in the last decade; The maximum new mammal species discovered in the world. Therefore, increasing diversity detected in endemic countries.
Philippines, lacks large predators. However, saltwater crocodiles, snakes, such as pythons and cobras, and some species of birds of prey is the exception to this situation. In particular, known as the national bird of the Philippines Philippine eagle species; the world is considered by some researchers as the largest eagle. Locally known crocodile Lolong name in the country is recorded as the largest crocodile captured the world so far.
Asian palm cluster cat, the dugong, and the tertiary living in Bohol Philippines; are important domestic animals in the country. There are an estimated 13,500 plant species in the country. 3,200 of these are endemic to the island up. Philippine rain forest is rich in flora. Orkidegil and rafflesia are one of the rare species of the flora.
Philippines in section 2.2 million square kilometers of sea water in the open, there is an endemic and a variety of marine life. This is an important part of the Coral Triangle region known as marine. The total number of coral and marine fish, are thought to be around 500 and 2,400, respectively. However, the new record and the generic diversity of known species discovered in Philippines sea and the endemic presence leads to an increase in a continuous manner. Tubbataha back in the Sulu Sea, 1993, was declared a World Heritage Site. Philippine waters also seaweed, pearl and crab farming is common.
Often through illegal cutting of forest destruction is an acute problem in the Philippines. In 1990, 70% of the country's surface is covered by forest, 1999, a decrease of 18.3% in the question.  Many species are in danger of extinction in the country. According to the researchers discourse is dominant only in the Philippines, Southeast Asia there is a danger of extinction of species that can comprise up to 20% until the end of the 21st century. According to the International Conservation Organization, the Philippines is one of the areas where biodiversity is one of the highest conservation priority areas accordingly.
CLIMATE : Philippines has a tropical marine hot and humid climate illustrating a general feature. Three seasons in the country is experiencing. Season known as tag-init, and corresponds to the dry hot summer. This season lasts from March until May. Tag-ulan, the rainy season is June lasted until November. The third season is known for its tag-lamig name. The period December to February dry weather gets cold in this season-dominated country. Known as the Habagat name and winds that are so effective northwest monsoon from May to October; showing itself as the monsoon from November to April are the dry northeast monsoon winds. This is given to the northeast monsoon Amihan name in the local language. Philippines across the country usually 21 ° C (70 ° F) to 32 ° C (90 ° F) remains. However, if temperatures colder or hotter, depending on the season are also measured. The country is the coldest month of January. The highest temperatures are measured in May.
The country's annual average temperature of 26.6 ° C (79.9 ° F) is about. Compared with the local temperature in the country, does not create a primary effect on the temperature latitude and longitudinal position. The north of the country, south, east or west, considering the reduced temperature (the temperature at sea level) tend to be in close value. Raise the temperature in the country is considered to be the most influential factors. Height above sea level of the average annual temperature in Baguio is 1,500 meters above sea level of about 18.3 ° C (64.9 ° F) below. This situation brings to Baguio still an important stopover point during the hot summer.
January to July to illustrate the effects of the typhoon belt in the country. This period is a period of intense floods and to suppress the downpour. In this way, with rain, typhoons occur approximately 90 years in the country. These typhoons are effective over eight or nine black. The annual rainfall in the country are up to 5,000 millimeters in the mountainous east coast. However, in some sheltered valley this value is less than 1.000 millimeters. Archipelago known as the biggest hit dönencesel (tropical) storm occurred in July 1911. I -b This hurricane in Baguio alana- 1,168 millimeters of rain fell in 24 hours. Bagyo is the local term used for a hurricane in the Philippines.
Travel to Philippines because this country very mysterious. Philippines first Malays have migrated to the islands, and it was soon followed by Indian and Chinese. Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, in 1521 the Philippines became the first European to up. Famous sailors of Magellan, a leader of indigenous warrior Lapu-Lapu killed in a confrontation with.
333 years of Spanish rule in the name of the remaining countries, the Spanish King Philip II. is coming from. Spaniards 333 years since 1565 have used the country as a colony. Americans after the Spanish-American War in 1898, paying $ 20 million from the Philippines have bought Spanish. Officially the Republic of the Philippines was established in 1946.
Philippines is a country quite crowded. Especially in metropolitan cities; In the streets of the capital Manila and Quezon City it is very easy to notice. This city is crowded and noisy streets, crammed subway stations and jeepneys upset of life in a traffic continues. A serious air pollution caused by exhaust bothers people. When you go a little out of the streets in the center of Manila, hundreds of thousands of people living in shacks made of tin houses is remarkable.
With a population exceeding 100 + million, the Philippines, the world’s one of the countries with the fastest growing populations. Very high literacy rate in the country; According to 2003 data, 92.5% of the population is literate. Filipino and English as official language in the country is using. In 1521 Ferdinand Magellan arrived in the country and the country of the Philippines Christianity met with about 86% belonging to the Christian religion. From the 14th century when Islam met approximately 10% of the Muslims in the Philippines. Most of the Muslims in the south of the country is located in the island of Mindanao.