The New International Encyclopædia/Tacloban

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TACLOBAN, tăk-lō̇-bȧn′. Capital of the Province of Leyte (q.v.), Philippine Islands, in latitude 11° 15′ N. and longitude 124° 59′ 30″ E. The town, which is on the eastern coast, is well built and has an important trade. The port is well protected and has four different wharves. Population, about 11,000.