What are Philippines?

  • (noun): An archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands.
    Synonyms: Philippine Islands
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on philippines:

Religion In The Philippines - Abrahamic - Bahá'í Faith
... The Bahá'í Faith in the Philippines started in 1921 with the first Bahá'í first visiting the Philippines that year, and by 1944 a Bahá'í Local Spiritual Assembly was ... The 2005 World Christian Encyclopedia estimates the Bahá'í population of the Philippines at about 247,500 ...
USS Philip (DD-498) - Philippines Campaign, December 1944 – April 1945
... The Philippines came next ... sailed to join a task group which went on to invade Lingayen Gulf, Luzon Island, Philippines, 9 January ... March, and assaults on Sanga Sanga and Jolo Islands, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines, were successfully conducted by Philip during 2–10 April ...
Islam In The Philippines
... Islam is the oldest recorded monotheistic religion in the Philippines (however, not the oldest religion overall) ... Islam reached the Philippines between the 12th and 14th century with the arrival of Muslim traders from the Persian Gulf, Southern India, and their ... Religious Freedom Report for 2010, the Muslim population of the Philippines is between 5% to 9% ...
Religion In The Philippines - Abrahamic - Islam
... Islam reached the Philippines in the 14th century with the arrival of Malay and Javanese merchants and Muslim merchants from Malaysia and Indonesia, although the spreading of Islam in the Philippines is due to the ... and even Pashtuns – who brought Islam to Southeast Asia, including the Philippines ... about 5 to 10 million Muslims in the Philippines, approximately 5-10% of the total population ...
Islam In The Philippines - History
... Makdum Mosque was the first mosque established in the Philippines on Simunul in Mindanao in the 14th century ... Indonesia helped strengthen Islam in the Philippines and each settlement was governed by a Datu, Rajah and a Sultan ... Islamic provinces founded in the Philippines included the Sultanate of Maguindanao, Sultanate of Sulu, Sultanate of Lanao and other parts of the southern ...

More definitions of "Philippines":

  • (noun): A republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946.
    Synonyms: Republic of the Philippines