Philippines Facts

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Looking for amazing facts and informations about Philippines? Below you can discover seven curiosities that are real, even if they are weird or funny, so please make sure to vote what you think is interesting!

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The world record for most women breastfeeding simultaneously was 3,541, set in Manila, Philippines, on May 4, 2006.
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The Philippines is the world’s largest exporter of coconuts and tropical fruits, such as papaya and mangosteen.
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Pop singer Bruno Mars is half Filipino and half Puerto Rican. His childhood nickname was “Little Elvis.” His real name is Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez. His stage name was inspired by the chubby wrestler Bruno Sammartino. Source
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Of the eight known species of giant clams in the world, seven are found in the Philippines.
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The Philippines was the first country in Southeast Asia to gain independence after World War II, in 1945.
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The Philippines is the world’s second biggest geothermal producer after the United States with 18% of the country’s electricity needs being met by geothermal power.
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Jellyfish Lake in the Philippines contains more than 13 million jellyfish.

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The Buddha commonly depicted in statues and pictures is a different person entirely. The real Buddha was actually incredibly skinny because of self-deprivation.