Philippines

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1000135 Map of Philippines

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  • Note: Comprises over 7000 islands; area first settled by Negritos (a pygmy group) by 30,000 BCE; later settled by Malayans; Islam introduced by Arabs 14th century; Spanish conquest began 1564, endured conflict with Moros of South and Chinese; revolution 1896-1899; official languages are Pilipino and English.

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