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CALASIAO

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 968 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CALASIAO, a town of the province of Pangasinan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on a branch of the Agno river, about 4 M. S. by E. of Dagupan, the N. terminal of the Manila & Dagupan railway. Pop. (1903) 16,539. In 1903, after the census had been taken, the neighbouring town of Santa Barbara (pop. 10,367) was annexed to Calasiao. It is in the midst of a fertile district and has manufactures of hats and various woven fabrics.
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