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BULACIIN

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 771 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BULACIIN, a town of the province of Bulacan, Luzon, Philip-pine Islands, on an arm of the Pampanga delta, 22 M. N.N.W.of Manila. Pop. (1903) 11,589; after the census enumeration, the town of Guiguinto (pop. 3948) was annexed. Bulacan is served by the Manila-Dagupan railway. Sugar, rice, indigo and tropical fruits are the chief products of the fertile district in which the town lies; it is widely known for its fish-ponds and its excellent fish, and its principal manufactures are jusi, pina, ilang ilang perfume and sugar. With the exception of the churches and a few stone buildings, Bulacan was completely destroyed by fire in 1898.
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