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14 Reasons the Philippines Is Different from the Rest of the World

There is a country where over 175 languages are spoken, people text more than anywhere else in the world and boxing fights directly influence crime rates? It sounds pretty much unbelievable, but it’s all true in the Philippines! And among other things, it’s an amazingly beautiful country with extremely good-looking people!

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TIMESTAMPS:
More than 175 spoken languages 0:22
The most densely populated city in the world 1:05
Churches in shopping malls 1:42
The text messaging phenomenon 2:13
A unique form of transportation 2:44
More volcanoes than towns 3:27
Their national flag has a secret meaning 4:00
Boxing affects crime rates in the country 4:35
Working abroad 5:12
The Eighth Wonder of the World 5:32
A looooot of coconuts 6:02
The first European to visit the Philippines 6:25
The first karaoke machine 6:58
The population is extremely good-looking 7:22

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SUMMARY:
– There are two official languages in the Philippines: Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English.
– The Philippines are number five on the list of the world’s top English speaking populations after U.S., India, Pakistan, and the U.K.
– The nation’s capital, Manila, and its 16 surrounding cities that make up Metro Manila area have a population of 12.8 million people.
– Shopping malls aren’t merely a place where you buy stuff for Filipinos. They are safe, air-conditioned community hubs with gyms, health clinics, concert halls, nightclubs, parks and even churches inside!
– Filipinos send about 400 million texts a day, and that’s around 142 billion texts a year. It’s more than the U.S. and Europe put together.
– If you visit Manila, you’ll notice some interesting looking vehicles called jeepneys. They are converted US army jeeps that stayed in the country after World War II.
– The Philippines are, without a doubt, a super scenic location. Among all of the islands that are part of it, Camiguin sure stands out, with more volcanoes per square mile than any other island on the planet.
– The national flag of the Philippines has two bands of blue and scarlet, and a white triangle at the hoist with a yellow sun with eight rays, each of them standing for one province of the country.
– Filipinos love boxing and are crazy about their most famous boxer Manny Pacquiao. Whenever he fights, the whole country is glued to its TV sets.
– Banaue rice terraces are the oldest in the world and were so smartly designed, they still bring a harvest of rice and vegetables, most of which get exported.
– For years, the Philippines had been the number one producer of coconuts in the world. And even though the leadership now belongs to Indonesia, 153,532,000 tons per year is still an impressive number.
– Ferdinand Magellan made the first record of the archipelago among the Europeans in 1521. He founded the first settlement in Cebu and thus most of the area became a Spanish colony.
– If you love to sing along, you ought to thank Filipinos for your favorite pastime! The first karaoke machine in the world was created in 1975 by Roberto del Rosario.
– Along with their love for boxing, texting, and shopping, Filipinos are crazy about beauty pageants. They have won in all the major international pageants 15 times.

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45 comments

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    Hey there BrightSiders, which of these facts about the Philippines surprised you the most?

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    I'm a Filipino too!

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    Ako ay flipino

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    Xx_Shadow Slayer_xX BG

    I live in Philippines

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    Dioreen jazz Gironella

    I am an filipino so i am proad

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    and the other fact is when you have a sphagetty always say sino may birthday

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    x3 master official roblox games

    I live in Philippines hes not lying

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    I'm in phillipines

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    Light Graystone

    Im a filipino

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    isa akong pinoy im a filipino and thats right

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    Farrah Magbanua

    Hi po haha sana maintindihan nyo ito

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    Hey brightside can you make a video about Bangladesh? Plz….

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    DEIB LHOR ENRILE

    Fun fact! Filipinos are polite and lovely
    Its more fun in the Philipines❤️

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    I live there

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    im filpino

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    Alucard Returns

    My crush is Filipino and she is so beautiful and kind😊😊

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    Dnt you know im a filipino

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    Wana proof kamusta na kayong lahat

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    We don't use bell to stop the Jeepney, But we say "para" "Manong dyan lang po" HAHAHAHA

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    Bangkiling Viners

    Kong pinoy ka mag like ka ❤️

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    Jesus Eric Pagulayan

    @Bright Side Its not 175 languages its 173 dialects and 2 languages

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    maraming magandang beach

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    Angat, Navotas! Angat-angat Navo-tas! Angat! xD

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    Christine Joy Agencia

    Taal volcano

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    Jether mark Samano

    Were pangasinan not pangasian

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    I am Proud to be a Filipino🇵🇭

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    kitty_cookie _squad

    I'm not going to Philippines cuz I already live in phillipines in mindanao

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    Kapampangan not Karampangan

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    Aaliyah Mae Cabayacruz

    I already went to Philippines cause I live in Philippines 🤣🤣🤣🤣👍

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    fun fact: when maggelan got to philipines he built a cross in cebu

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    Im from Phillipines

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    I live there because i'm filipino hahaha

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    Fun fact: has 7110 islands

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    Vinvin and khier

    I live in philippines

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    Im am from the Philippines

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    Im from Philippines and I don't know some of what the vid. said…..hehe 😀

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    Florencio Inandan

    hey me to im a filipino i live their

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    Pilipines is grate im in pilipines

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    Elaine Joy Dawinan

    I am a filipino / pilipino ako

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    im a Fillipino and there is also a place "China Town" there, they have ton of gold and real treasure

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    Whos bisaya?

    2020

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    adrienne alexy Bumina-ang

    I'm happy some people see our country like this. Don't mind if my grammars are wrong I'm still young

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    I didnt visited the philiphines 😑😑😑😑 i Live in the philipines and i can speak Tagalong O marunong ako mag Tagolog

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