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Filipino Association Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Did you know that...

Fact 1:
The Philippines is made up of 7,107 Islands.

Fact 2:
Those islands have 171 Different dialects.

Fact 3:
Its the home of the Tarsier, whish is one of the world's smallest primates.

Fact 4:
There are 2 temples, and one more has been announced.

Fact 5:
It is known for its rice terraces.

Fact 6:
In the Tabon Cave Complex of the Philippines, fossil evidence of Homo sapiens have been found. According to studies, the area was inhabited around 50,000 years ago. We really have a rich heritage and history to unearth.

Fact 7:
Mount Apoin the island of Mindanao is the highest point in the Philippines at an altitude of 2,954 m.

Fact 8:
The Philippines was one of Spain's colonies from 1521 to 1898. Subsequently, it went into the hands of the USA.

Fact 9:
University of Santo Tomas in Manila, established in 1611, is Asia’s second oldest university.

Fact 10:
The first female president of the Philippines sworn into office in 1986 was Corazon Cojuangco Aquino.