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Peso (PHP) is the currency in Philippines

Facts about Peso

  • Country:
    Philippines
  • Currency:
    Peso
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    PHP
  • Short for the currency:
    Php
  • Currency subunits:
    100 sentimos

The Philippine peso was first used as currency in 1854 replacing the Mexican peso and other local currencies. It is issued by the Central Bank of the Philippines in Manila.

Where is Philippines?


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The Philippines is a republic in Asia that was declared independant after the second World War. The country is comprised of 7107 islands among which only 900 are inhabited. Manila, on the Luzon island, is the capital. The climate in the Philippines is hot and moist with an average temperature of 26,5 celcius.

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