7,250 IslandsThe Philippine is made up of 7,250 islands. Luzon is the largest. The population in 1995 was almost 70 million.
The Filipino people are mostly Malayo-Indonesian with numerous tribes and people groups. Johnstone lists 111 (Johnstone, 1995:448).
Politically the Philippines has begun to shift from a military to democratic system.
By Loyal Osterhoudt | ASIA | Philippines | Mission Resources