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CABATUAN

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 914 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CABATUAN, a town of the province of Iloilo, Panay, Philippine Islands, on a branch of the Suague river, 15 M. N.W. of Iloilo, the capital. Pop. (1903) 16,497. In 1903, after the census had been taken, the neighbouring town of Maasin, with a population of 8401, was annexed to Cabatuan. Its climate is healthful. The surrounding country is very fertile and produces large quantities of rice, as well as Indian corn, tobacco, sugar, coffee and a great variety of fruits. The language is Visayan. Cabatuan was founded in 1732.
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