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The Philippines is an archipelago comprised of more than 7,000 islands dotting the Pacific Ocean. The country is gifted with stretches of pristine white sand beaches surrounded by crystal clear waters. It is also home to natural wonders like underground rivers and rice terraces, incredible diving spots rich in biodiversity, colorful public transportation, unique cuisine, vibrant festivals that showcase its colorful culture, and friendly locals regarded as some of the happiest in the world.

  • The Philippines is one of the world's largest producers of coconuts. 
  • The world's largest pearl was discovered by a Filipino diver in the Palawan Sea. The 75-pound pearl is valued at $100 million.