The Philippines is an archipelago country in Southeast Asia, located south of Taiwan and north of Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. Its official languages are Tagalog and English but its national language is Tagalog.
It is mentioned at least twice in the entire GTA series. Filipino words are also referenced.
Grand Theft Auto world
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
- Several pedestrians may say "Manila or Bangkok?", referring to the capital cities of the Philippines and Thailand, respectively.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
- Lance Vance says "I'm the black killa from Manila". The Manila he is referring to is Manila, the country's capital.
Grand Theft Auto IV
- Michael Graves, a governatorial candidate, allegedly spent $400,000 of senatorial campaign funds on a vacation home in the Philippines.