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The Philippines is an archipelago nation of 7,107 islands that feature significant biodiversity with beaches, rain forests, mountains, and popular diving spots. It also has an extensive cultural heritage and history. Tourism is a vital component of the economy, and the government is working diligently to promote both the natural and historical assets of a country of unusual diversity in both respects.

Tourist Attractions

With over 7,000 islands, the Philippines has a wide variety of sites that appeal to tourists with outdoor interests, as well as less strenuous attractions. Attractions include white sand beaches on Boracay in the Visayas (the center of Philippines biodiversity), shopping in Manila, the rice terraces of Ifugao, forests in Bohol, diving in Palawan, and cultural sites in Manila and Cebu. Mindanao features ...

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