|Philippines, P-133, 1 Peso, Marcos & Castillo, Central Bank of the Philippines|
Apolinario Mabini / Barasoain Church
Signature: D. Macapagal & A. Castillo
Its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire and its tropical climate make the Philippines prone to earthquakes and typhoons but have also endowed the country with natural resources and made it a megadiverse country. Covering almost 300,000 square kilometers (115,831 sq mi) makes it the 73rd largest independent nation and an archipelago comprising 7,107 islands, the Philippines is categorized broadly into three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Its capital city is Manila (Wikipedia).