ARGAO, a town on the east coast of Cebu, Philippine Islands, 36 m.
S.S.W. of the town of Cebu. Pop. (1903) 35,448. Large quantities of a
superior quality of cacao are produced in the vicinity, and rice and
Indian corn are other important products. A limited amount of cotton is
raised and woven into cloth. The language is Cebu-Visayan. Argao was
founded in 1608.
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