The Philippines is an island country located in Southeast Asia, in the Philippine Archipelago.

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Officially, the Philippines is the Republic of the Philippines, a country with an area of 300.000 square kilometers. It lies in the western Pacific Ocean, between China and the Indochina Archipelago.

Through territorial waters, the Philippines borders Indonesia to the south, Malaysia to the southwest, Vietnam to the west, and China to the north.