Geography in Philippines

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Geography in Philippines


The continent: Asia
  
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Area in Philippines


Surface area

300 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 73 in the world of 233 (69,10%); 22 place in Asia 51 (58,82%)

Land area

298 170 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 230 (69,57%); 22 place in Asia 51 (58,82%)

Territorial waters

1 830 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 93 in the world of 153 (39,87%); 27 place in Asia 39 (33,33%)

Land use in Philippines


Land area

298 170 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 230 (69,57%); 22 place in Asia 51 (58,82%)

Agricultural land

41,72 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 96 in the world of 208 (54,33%); 21 place in Asia 49 (59,18%)
2,73 % (0,547 % annual) ↘
min: 25,86; max: 41,72; max-min: 15,86 (38,02%); mid: 33,79;
7,93 (19,01%)
124 400 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 66 in the world of 209 (68,90%); 18 place in Asia 49 (65,31%)
2,73 % (0,547 % annual) ↘
min: 77 130; max: 124 400; max-min: 47 270 (38,00%); mid: 100 765;
23 635 (19,00%)
0,124 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 165 in the world of 207 (20,77%); 34 place in Asia 49 (32,65%)
5,28 % (1,06 % annual) ↗
min: 0,124; max: 0,291; max-min: 0,167 (57,48%); mid: 0,207;
-0,084 (-67,60%)

Arable land

18,75 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 58 in the world of 206 (72,33%); 12 place in Asia 49 (77,55%)
5,19 % (1,04 % annual) ↘
min: 15,57; max: 18,75; max-min: 3,18 (16,95%); mid: 17,16;
1,59 (8,47%)
55 900 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 206 (79,13%); 14 place in Asia 49 (73,47%)
5,19 % (1,04 % annual) ↘
min: 46 700; max: 55 900; max-min: 9 200 (16,46%); mid: 51 300;
4 600 (8,23%)
0,056 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 206 (29,61%); 31 place in Asia 49 (38,78%)
2,62 % (0,524 % annual) ↗
min: 0,056; max: 0,188; max-min: 0,132 (70,40%); mid: 0,122;
-0,066 (-118,90%)

Forest area

26,96 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 205 (43,90%); 17 place in Asia 47 (65,96%)
14,93 % (2,99 % annual) ↘
min: 21,98; max: 26,96; max-min: 4,98 (18,47%); mid: 24,47;
2,49 (9,24%)
80 400 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 60 in the world of 206 (71,36%); 15 place in Asia 47 (70,21%)
14,93 % (2,99 % annual) ↘
min: 65 550; max: 80 400; max-min: 14 850 (18,47%); mid: 72 975;
7 425 (9,24%)
0,080 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 158 in the world of 204 (23,04%); 28 place in Asia 47 (42,55%)
7,92 % (1,58 % annual) ↘
min: 0,074; max: 0,106; max-min: 0,032 (30,52%); mid: 0,090;
-0,0098251 (-12,31%)

Terrestrial protected areas

10,96 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 122 in the world of 204 (40,69%); 22 place in Asia 48 (56,25%)
0,417 % (0,083 % annual) ↘
min: 8,73; max: 10,96; max-min: 2,23 (20,35%); mid: 9,85;
1,12 (10,17%)
32 714 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 73 in the world of 202 (64,36%); 18 place in Asia 48 (64,58%)
0,0000109 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 180 in the world of 202 (11,39%); 34 place in Asia 48 (31,25%)

Coastline

36 289 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 6 in the world of 191 (97,38%); 3 place in Asia 43 (95,35%)

Elevation in Philippines


mean elevation

442 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 163 (50,92%); 25 place in Asia 44 (45,45%)

highest point

2 954 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 72 in the world of 232 (69,40%); 31 place in Asia 51 (41,18%)

Main parameters in Philippines


Population

100 699 395 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 233 (95,28%); 8 place in Asia 51 (86,27%)
7,61 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 26 273 023; max: 100 699 395; max-min: 74 426 372 (73,91%); mid: 63 486 209;
37 213 186 (36,95%)

Surface area

300 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 73 in the world of 233 (69,10%); 22 place in Asia 51 (58,82%)

Population density

337,72 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 230 (84,35%); 14 place in Asia 51 (74,51%)
7,61 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 91,08; max: 337,72; max-min: 246,65 (73,03%); mid: 214,40;
123,32 (36,52%)

Population growth rate

1,56 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 216 (62,96%); 22 place in Asia 50 (58%)
3,14 % (0,628 % annual) ↘
min: 1,48; max: 3,35; max-min: 1,87 (55,81%); mid: 2,41;
-0,850 (-54,41%)

Surface area

0,298 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 37 in the world of 233 (84,55%); 14 place in Asia 51 (74,51%)
8,23 % (1,65 % annual) ↗
min: 0,298; max: 1,14; max-min: 0,845 (73,93%); mid: 0,720;
-0,423 (-141,82%)