October 28, 2021
This article contains information on the English version that should be translated into English as the official Republic of the Philippines (English: Republic of the Philippines or The Philippines, Spanish: República de Filipinas), a country in the South or South. -East Asia. About 1,210 km (750 mi) from the continent of Asia itself and these 7,107 islands or purely part of the Malay Archipelago. The country's name comes from Ruy López de Villalobos who named the islands of Samar and Leyte, Las Islas Felipinas in honor of King Felipe II of Spain during his expedition in 1543. The island was named after many names such as Spanish East Indies, New Castles (Nueva Castilla), Kalondan Islands (Islas del Poniente), San Lazaro Islands (Islas de San Lázaro) and more. In the end, the Philippines is the name of the whole island.