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Geography of the Philippines
Area: 300,000 sq. km. (117,187 sq. mi.).
Cities: (2000 census) Capital--Manila (pop. 9.9 million in metropolitan area); Davao City (1.2 million), Cebu City (1.6million).
Terrain: Islands, 65% mountainous, with narrow coastal lowlands.
Climate: Tropical, astride typhoon belt.