What is the second island in the Philippines?

What are the 3 largest island in the Philippines?

The Biggest Islands Of The Philippines

Rank Island Area
1 Luzon 42,458 square miles
2 Mindanao 37,657 square miles
3 Samar 5,185 square miles
4 Negros 5,139 square miles

What is the first Philippine island?

The first Austronesians reached the Philippines at around 2200 BC, settling the Batanes Islands and northern Luzon from Taiwan. From there, they rapidly spread downwards to the rest of the islands of the Philippines and Southeast Asia.

What is the largest body of water located near the Philippines?

Laguna de Bay, lake, the largest inland body of water in the Philippines, on Luzon just southeast of Manila.

What is the Philippines nickname?

Pearl of the Orient/Pearl of the Orient Seas (Spanish: Perla de oriente/Perla del mar de oriente) is the sobriquet of the Philippines.

Who are the original Filipino?

The original people of the Philippines were the ancestors of the people known today as Negritos or Aeta. They are an Australo-Melanesian people with dark skin and tight, curly brown hair. They are also distinctively small and of short stature.

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