|c. 100 million
(c. 11–12 million in Filipino diaspora)
|Regions with significant populations|
|Philippines c. 100 million|
|United Arab Emirates||679,819|
|Papua New Guinea||25,000|
|Primarily Filipino, English, and other languages of the Philippines|
|Predominantly Roman Catholicism
Minority others are:
|Related ethnic groups|
Filipinos are a group of people from the Philippines, a country in Southeast Asia. They speak any of the Philippine languages. Most Filipinos also speak English as a second language in addition to other native Philippine languages. Most Filipinos are Christian, with a Muslim minority in Mindanao. Due to colonial influence, Filipino culture is a blend of Spanish, American, and indigenous cultures.
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Leaders of the reform movement in Spain: Left to right: José Rizal, Marcelo H. del Pilar, and Mariano Ponce (c. 1890).
Manuel L. Quezon is the Philippine President during the Commonwealth era.
According to the Y-DNA bank of the company, Applied Biosystems, most Philippine Y-DNA haplogroups were found to be O3 and O2, which comes from East Asia, Southeast Asia and Polynesia. However, around 13.33% of the population is confirmed to have the Y-DNA haplogroup R1b, which originates from Spain.
Image of Our Lady of La Naval de Manila (Spanish: Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario de La Naval de Manila), which is linked to several naval battles of Spain against Dutch forces invading the Philippines.
Filipino migrant workers in Victoria Park in Hong Kong.
Filipinos Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.