What are Philippines?

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

Some articles on philippines:

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 ... Azeris and even Pashtuns – who brought Islam to Southeast Asia, including the Philippines ... There are about 5 to 10 million Muslims in the Philippines, approximately 5-10% of the total population ...
Islam In The Philippines - History
... trader reached the Sulu Archipelago and Jolo in the Philippines and through trade throughout the island established Islam in the country ... The Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque was the first mosque established in the Philippines on Simunul in Mindanao in the 14th century ... missionaries traveling to Malaysia and Indonesia helped strengthen Islam in the Philippines and each settlement was governed by a Datu, Rajah and a Sultan ...
USS Philip (DD-498) - Philippines Campaign, December 1944 – April 1945
... The Philippines came next ... a task group which went on to invade Lingayen Gulf, Luzon Island, Philippines, 9 January ... Sanga and Jolo Islands, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines, were successfully conducted by Philip during 2–10 April ...
Islam In The Philippines
... Islam reached the Philippines between the 12th and 14th century with the arrival of Muslim traders from the Persian Gulf, Southern India, and their followers from several sultanate governments in the Malay Archipelago ... Freedom Report for 2010, the Muslim population of the Philippines is between 5% to 9% ...
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 established ... In 1964 the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the Philippines was elected and by 1980 there were 64,000 Bahá'ís and 45 local assemblies ... Encyclopedia estimates the Bahá'í population of the Philippines at about 247,500 ...

More definitions of "Philippines":

  • (noun): An archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands.
    Synonyms: Philippine Islands