[talk-ph] Land area of the Philippines

tutubi tutubi at backpackingphilippines.com
Thu Apr 25 01:58:19 UTC 2013


Eugene, 

land area may vary, depends whether it was measured during high tide or low tide too

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On Apr 25, 2013, at 7:51 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think most of you already know that the Philippines is supposed to have a land area of 300,000 km². This is what is stored in the United Nations: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2009-2010/Table03.pdf
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> However, the National Statistical Coordination Board says its 343,448.32 km²: http://www.nscb.gov.ph/view/geography.asp
> 
> Confusingly, the Philippine Information Agency used to say it its website that the area is 299,764 km². http://web.archive.org/web/20090302131341/http://www.pia.gov.ph/philinfo/default.asp?fi=about&i=geography
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