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LIBMANAN

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 544 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LIBMANAN, a town of the province of Ambos Camarines, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on the Libmanan river, 11 m. N.W. of Nueva Caceres, the capital. Pop. (1903) 17,416. It is about 44 M. N.R. of the Bay of San Miguel. Rice, coco-nuts, hemp, Indian corn, sugarcane, bejuco, erica nuts and camotes, are grown in the vicinity, and the manufactures include hemp goods, alcohol (from. coco-nut-palm sap), copra, and baskets, chairs, hammocks and hats of bejuco and bamboo. The Libmanan river, a tributary of the Bicol, into which it empties 2. M. below the town: is famous for its. clear cold water and for its sulphur springs. The language is Bicol.
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