PRONUNCIATION: fih-lih-PEE-nohz LOCATION: Philippines POPULATION: 66 million LANGUAGE: Tagalog (national language); English; Cebuano; Ilocano; Hiligaynon (Ilongo); Bicolano; Waray-Waray; Pampango, and Pangasinan The Philippines is made up of thousands of islands with many distinct cultures.For three hundred years, the Philippines was a colony of Spain.It’s up to you, you can choose “take picture” with your webcam right then and there, or upload photo from your computer if you have a nice photo of yourself saved in there.
As early as 40,000 years ago, the first modern humans roamed the Philippines, which were then still linked to Asia by land bridges exposed during the Ice Age. Some of their children and grandchildren migrated to colonize Indonesia, Madagascar, and the Pacific Islands.
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (c.1480–1521) first visited the islands in 1521 on behalf of Spain.
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Despite speaking several different languages, 90 percent of the population share a common way of life and practice Christianity.
The remaining 10 percent consists of many small groups, none of whom are Christian.
Now a National Cultural Treasure, the LCI measures 7 x 12 inches when unrolled.
In 1990, the National Museum purchased the LCI and sought help from Antoon Postma, a Dutch national who was then the director of the Mangyan Assistance and Research Center, to decipher the inscription. Johan de Casparis, later found out that the LCI was written in (Old Javanese writing system) and the language used was a combination of Old Tagalog, Old Javanese, Old Malay, and Sanskrit.
Islanders frequent revolted against Spanish abuses. On the other hand, Catholic Filipinos stood with the Spanish against invaders and their own rebellious brethren.