, officially the Republic of the Philippines is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. The Philippines is situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7, 641 islands which categorized under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Manila is the capital city of the Philippines but nearby Quezon City is the country's most popular city, both part of Metro Manila. Bounded by the Celebes Sea on the southwest, the Philippines shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Vietnam to the west, Palau to the east, and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south.
The Philippines is located close to the equator on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire - or typhoon belt - a large Pacific region where many volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur. More than 170 different languages are spoken across the Philippines, the most popular being Tagalog (Filipino), followed closely by English. More than 90 percent of Filipino people are of the Christian faith, while five percent practice Islam. The remaining five percent are made up of a mix of minority religions.
, officially Tagaytay City, is a component city in the province of Cavite, in the Philippines. It is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations because of its outstanding scenery and cooler climate provided by its high altitude. Tagaytay overlooks Taal Lake in Batangas and provides views of Taal Volcano Island in the middle of the lake through various vantage points situated in the city. Tagaytay is relatively close to the capital city of Manila, only 59 kilometers (37 mi) away via Aguinaldo Highway, providing an easy escape for the locals from the heat of the huge metropolis.
Land Area : 66.1 km2 (26 sq mi) which represents about 4.37% of the total area of the Province of Cavite.
Climate : The city has an average temperature of 24 °C (75 °F). With its high elevation, the city could be misty at times and is relatively cooler during the months of December, January and February. Like most areas in the province of Cavite, the city has two pronounced seasons: dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year. The climate has made the city ideal for sports, picnics, conferences, honeymoons, country homes, and spiritual retreats.
Tourism : Tagaytay is considered to be the second Summer capital of the Philippines with the first being Baguio due to its cool climate thus is a favored destination from those relatively more humid areas of the Philippines. Tagaytay is also a popular destination for tourists seeking a panoramic view of Taal Volcano and the surrounding lake. In 2015, the Department of Tourism cites Tagaytay as the top tourist destination in the Calabarzon region through the years. Among the most visited sites in Tagaytay are the SM Sky Ranch Amusement Park, Ayala Malls Serin, Robinsons Summit Ridge, Picnic Grove Complex, People's Park in the Sky and Different choices of Restaurants like the famous Antiques Bar at Tagaytay Rotonda.