63 is the country code for Philippines.
Manila is the capital city of Philippines.
How to Call Philippines from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Philippines from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Philippines - 63.
- Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.
Landlines – City/Area Codes in the Philippines
Area codes in the Philippines are 2 digits (excluding Metro Manila).
The area code for Metro Manila and surrounding areas (Antipolo, Bacoor etc.) is a single digit; 2.
Metro Manila (officially the National Capital Region) is a metropolitan area comprising one municipality and 16 cities (including Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Taguig, Pasig, Paranaque, Valenzuela, Las Pinas, Makati, and Muntinlupa).
Area codes for a selection of cities in the Philippines are listed below:
- Quezon City – 2
- Manila – 2
- Davao City – 82
- Caloocan – 2
- Cebu City – 32
- Zamboanga City – 62
- Taguig – 2
- Antipolo – 2
- Pasig – 2
- Cagayan de Oro – 88
- Paranaque – 2
- Dasmarinas – 46
- Valenzuela – 2
- Bacoor – 2
- General Santos – 83
- Las Pinas – 2
- Makati – 2
- San Jose del Monte – 44
- Bacolod – 34
- Muntinlupa – 2
A 0 prefix before the area code is used when calling a landline number from a different area within the Philippines or from a Philippines mobile phone. The 0 prefix is not needed when calling from a landline in the same area or from overseas.
For example, to call a number in Metro Manila XXXXXXXX:
- From a landline in Metro Manila dial XXXXXXXX.
- From a landline in the Philippines outside Metro Manila, dial 0-2-XXXXXXXX.
- From a mobile phone in the Philippines, dial 0-2-XXXXXXXX.
- From overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for the Philippines (63), the area code without the 0, then the subscriber number e.g. 00-63-2-XXXXXXXX or +63-2-XXXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in the Philippines
Mobile phone numbers in the Philippines begin with 9 (or sometimes 8) and are 10 digits long.
To call a mobile phone number in the Philippines from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Philippines country code (63), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-63-9XXXXXXXXX or +63-9XXXXXXXXX.
To call a mobile phone number in the Philippines from within the Philippines, dial the prefix 0 and then the number e.g. 0-9XXXXXXXXX.
The current time in the Philippines is . The date is .
The time in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .
The time difference between the Philippines and UAE is 4 hours.
The currency used in the Philippines is the Philippine peso (PHP).
Current exchange rates between the Philippine peso and the UAE dirham (PHP to AED, AED to PHP) are:
- 1 Philippine peso (PHP) = 0.074 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 13.47 PHP
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
The Philippines is an island country in Southeast Asia. It is comprised of more than 7000 islands.
The capital is Manila but Quezon City (part of Metro Manila) is the most populous city.
Most Filipinos are Christians (Roman Catholics).
Official languages are Filipino and English.
Useful information about Philippines
- Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): PH
- Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): PHL
- Region: Asia
- Capital: Manila
- Area: 342,353 square km
- Language(s): English
According to data from the World Bank, the population of the Philippines in recent years is:
- 2018 - 106,651,922
- 2017 - 105,173,264
- 2016 - 103,663,927
- 2015 - 102,113,212
- 2014 - 100,513,138
- 2013 - 98,871,552
- 2012 - 97,212,638
- 2011 - 95,570,047
- 2010 - 93,966,780
- 2009 - 92,414,158
- 2008 - 90,901,965
- 2007 - 89,405,482
- 2006 - 87,888,675
- 2005 - 86,326,250
- 2004 - 84,710,542
- 2003 - 83,051,971
- 2002 - 81,365,258
- 2001 - 79,672,873
- 2000 - 77,991,755
- 1999 - 76,325,927
- 1998 - 74,672,014
The location of the Philippines can be seen on the map below.