The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Tanauan

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Tanauan
Edition of 1920. See also Tanauan, Batangas and Tanauan, Leyte on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

TANAUAN, tä-nä'wän, Philippines, (1) Pueblo, province of Batangas, Luzon, in the northeastern part of the province, 24 miles north of Batangas. It is on the main road to Manila, and was wiped out by a volcanic eruption of Taal, in 1754, but rebuilt. It is the centre of sugar and tobacco raising and fruit growing country, and has large markets. There are good schools. Pop. 20,040. (2) Pueblo, province of Leyte, on the northeastern coast, on San Pedro and San Pablo Bay, nine miles south of Tacloban. It is on the coast road. Pop. 18,510.