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Private/Passenger Philippines License Plates

Prefixes 1970 - 1980:

Small "B" for "Bantam Car"
Small "H" for "Heavy Car"
Small "J" for "Jeep"
Small "L" for "Light Car"

Plate History 1920's - 1940's
1950's - 1960's


"B" for "Bantam Car"
"H" for "Heavy Car"
"J" for "Jeep"
"L" for "Light Car"
Number only for the capital, Manila
Number and star for provinces
Letter(s) and star for chartered city

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Military Forces
(1964 - 1992)
U.S. Forces in the Philippines

(1) The United States Forces left the Philippines in 1992.

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Location East Asia
Capital Manila
Main Religion Christianity. There is an active islamist minority in the southern part of country.
Main Languages Pilipino, Tagalog, Cebuano. English is the lingua franca.
History Independence from the United States in 1946
International Oval RP