The Philippines’ Geography

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The Philippines’ Geography
The Philippines is located between 116°40', and 126° 34' E. Longitude and 4° 40' and 21° 10' N. It is mostly made up of mountains, plateau and hills. Most mountains on islands are covered with tropical rainforest plants. Besides, there are a lot of live volcanoes, so earthquakes happen frequently in the Philippines. In total, there are 52 volcanoes in the Philippines. The Luzon Mayon, which located in the island of Mindanao, is the largest active volcano in the Philippines, and is the smallest active volcano in the world. The land area of the Philippines is 29.97 square kilometers, located in southeast Asia. North across the Bashi channel and Taiwan province of China. The south and the southwest is the Barak Buck, the Sulawesi Sea, and Indonesia, Malaysia. In the Philippines’ west, there are the south China sea, and the Pacific ocean on its east. There are big and small islands, the amount of them is 7107, but not every of them has a name. There are only 2400 islands which have their names, and only about 1000 islands have residents on them. There are 11 mains islands in the Philippines, which hold 96 percent of the total area of the country. The mountains on the islands are overlapped each other. More than two third of islands is hilly, mountainous and plateau. Moreover, the harbors in the Philippines are famous of its excellence.

In the Philippines, the type of climate is tropical rainforest climate. The

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