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Batangas

[bah-tahng-gahs] /bɑˈtɑŋ gɑs/
noun
1.
a seaport on SW Luzon, in the N central Philippines.
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Batangas

/bəˈtæŋɡæs/
noun
1.
a port in the Philippines, in SW Luzon. Pop: 293 000 (2005 est)
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Encyclopedia Article for Batangas

city, southern Luzon, Philippines. It lies in a small plain on the west bank of the Calumpang River about 1 mile (1.6 km) from the coast of Batangas Bay, which issues through straits ultimately into the South China Sea. The city is connected with Manila, about 70 miles (110 km) north, by good roads and by coastwise shipping and is the northern terminus of regular ferry service to Calapan, Mindoro.

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