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The Philippines is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. The Philippines is the 73rd largest independent nation, covering almost 300,000 square kilometers and an archipelago comprising 7,107 islands. Its capital city is Manila. With a population of more than 98 million people, the Philippines is the seventh most populated Asian country and the 12th most populated country in the world. From wonderful beaches and marvellous natural wonders to interesting historic sites and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, the Philippines has lots to offer. There are three seasons: the hot dry season or summer from March to May; the rainy season from June to November and the cool dry season from December to February. Temperatures usually range from 21 °C to 32 °C although it can get cooler or hotter depending on the season. The coolest month is January; the warmest is May.