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BOGO

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 119 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BOGO, a town of the province of Cebu, island of Cebu, Philip-pine Islands, on Bog() Bay at the mouth of the Bulac river, in the north-east part of the island. Pop. (1903) 14,915. The climate is hot but healthy. The surrounding country is fertile, producing sugar, Indian corn, and maguay in abundance; rice, cacao and fruits are also produced. Hats, baskets, cloths and rope are woven and are exported to a limited extent; small quantities of copra are also exported. The fisheries are of considerable local importance. The language is Cebu-Visayan.
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