An aerial view of the largest city in the Philippines, Quezon City. Although Quezon City is not the country’s capital, it is the biggest city in the Philippines by population, with about 2.9 million residents.
Who gave the name Philippines?
The Philippines was named after Prince Philip (later King Philip II) of Spain, by the Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos during his 1542-1546 expedition to the islands.
What is the poorest place in the Philippines?
Among the country’s poorest provinces are Lanao del Sur, Sulu, Saranggani, Northern Samar, Maguindanao, Bukidnon, Sultan Kudarat, Zamboanga del Norte, Siquijor, and Agusan del Sur. Also included are Eastern Samar, Lanao del Norte, Mt.
What are the three categories of municipality?
The types of municipality are :
- Sub-Metropolitan City.
- Metropolitan City.