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Caloocan City
Caloocan
Caloocan
(Filipino: Kalookan) is the fourth most populous city in the Philippines. It is divided into two geographical locations with a total combined area of 5,333.40 hectares. It was formerly part of the Province of Rizal
Rizal
of the Philippines' Southern Luzon Region. According to the 2015 census, it had a population of 1,583,978.[4] The city's name is colloquially spelled as Kalookan. It comprises what is known as the CAMANAVA area along with cities Malabon, Navotas
Navotas
and Valenzuela. The word caloocan comes from the Tagalog root word lo-ok; kalook-lookan (or kaloob-looban) means "innermost area"
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Epifanio De Los Santos Avenue
Roads in the PhilippinesHighways ExpresswaysList Epifanio de los Santos
Epifanio de los Santos
Avenue (Filipino: Abenida Epifanio de los Santos), commonly referred to by its acronym EDSA, is a limited-access circumferential highway around Manila, the capital of the Philippines. It is the main thoroughfare in Metro Manila
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Andrés Bonifacio
Philippine RevolutionCry of Pugad Lawin Battle
Battle
of Manila
Manila
(1896) Battle
Battle
of San Juan del Monte Battle
Battle
of Pasong Tamo Battle
Battle
of San Mateo and MontalbanPolitical party La Liga Filipina KatipunanSpouse(s) Monica (c. 1880–1890, her death) Gregoria de Jesús
Gregoria de Jesús
(1893–1897, his death)Children Andres de Jesús Bonifacio, Jr. (born on early 1896, died in infancy)SignatureAndrés Bonifacio (November 30, 1863 – May 10, 1897) was a Filipino revolutionary leader and the president of the Tagalog Republic. He is often called "The Father of the Philippine Revolution"
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[note 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation.[1] To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.[2]Contents1 History 2 Geodetic datum 3 Horizontal coordinates3.1 Latitude
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Tagalog Language
Tagalog (/təˈɡɑːlɒɡ/;[6] Tagalog pronunciation: [tɐˈɡaːloɡ]) is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines
Philippines
and as a second language by the majority. Its standardized form, officially named Filipino, is the national language of the Philippines, and is one of two official languages alongside English. It is related to other Philippine languages, such as the Bikol languages, Ilocano, the Visayan languages, Kapampangan, and Pangasinan, and more distantly to other Austronesian languages, such as the Formosan languages
Formosan languages
of Taiwan, Malay (Malaysian and Indonesian), Hawaiian, Māori, and Malagasy
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Manila
Manila
Manila
(/məˈnɪlə/; Filipino: Maynilà, pronounced [majˈnilaʔ] or [majniˈla]), officially the City of Manila
Manila
(Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynilà [luŋˈsod nɐŋ majˈnilaʔ], Spanish: Ciudad de Manila), is the capital of the Philippines
Philippines
and the most densely populated city proper in the world.[3] It was the first chartered City by virtue of the Philippine Commission Act 183 on July 31, 1901 and gained autonomy with the passage of Republic Act No
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Quezon City
Quezon
Quezon
City (/ˈkɛzɒn/ KEZ-on;[5] Filipino: Lungsod Quezon, Tagalog pronunciation: [luŋˈsod ˈkɛːson]; Spanish: Ciudad Quezón [sjuˈðað keˈson]; also known as QC or Kyusi[6]) is the most populous city in the Philippines. It was founded by and named after Manuel L. Quezon, the 2nd President of the Philippines, to replace Manila
Manila
as the national capital. The city eventually became the capital of the Philippines
Philippines
from 1948 until 1976.[7] It is the largest city in terms of population and land area in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines
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Marilao
Marilao is a first class, highly urban municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 221,965 people.[3] With the continuous expansion of Metro Manila, the municipality is part of Manila's built-up area which reaches San Ildefonso on its northernmost part
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Meycauayan
Meycauayan
Meycauayan
City (Filipino: Lungsod ng Meycauayan) is a first class, highly urbanized component city in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. The city is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of Manila
Manila
and 26 kilometres (16 mi) south of Malolos
Malolos
City, the provincial capital city. It is bounded by the town of Marilao to the north, the cities of Valenzuela to the south and Caloocan
Caloocan
(North) to the east, and the town of Obando to the west. It encompasses an aggregate area of 22.1 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi), representing 1.17% of the total land area of the province of Bulacan
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Philippine Revolution
Filipino victorySigning of Pact of Biak-na-Bato
Pact of Biak-na-Bato
(1897). Resumption of hostilities during Spanish–American War
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Tondo, Manila
Tondo is a district located in Manila, Philippines. It is the largest in terms of area and population of Manila's sixteen districts,[2] with a Census-estimated 631,313 people in 2015 and consists of two congressional districts. It is also the most densely populated district in the city.Contents1 History1.1 Etymology 1.2 Tondo in early Philippine history 1.3 Colonial Period 1.4 Contemporary period2 Economy 3 Demographics3.1 Crime 3.2 Culture4 Education 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksHistory[edit] Etymology[edit] Numerous theories on the origin of the name "Tondo" have been put forward
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Philippine–American War
American victoryAmerican occupation of the Philippines; dissolution of the First Philippine RepublicTerritorial changes The Philippines
Philippines
becomes an unincorporated territory of the United States and, later, a U.S
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Southern Tagalog
Southern Tagalog
Southern Tagalog
(Filipino: Timog Katagalugan), designated as Region IV, was an administrative region in the Philippines
Philippines
that comprised the current regions of CALABARZON
CALABARZON
and MIMAROPA, plus Aurora of Central Luzon. It was partitioned into the two regions on May 17, 2002.[2]Contents1 History1.1 Prior history 1.2 Partitioning1.2.1 Transfer of Palawan2 Gallery 3 ReferencesHistory[edit] Prior history[edit] Southern Tagalog
Southern Tagalog
was the largest region in the Philippines
Philippines
in terms of both land area and population
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Battle Of Caloocan
This Battle of Caloocan
Caloocan
was a battle fought in the early stages of the Philippine-American War.Contents1 Background 2 Battle 3 Result 4 Notes 5 ReferencesBackground[edit] After the Battle of Manila
Manila
on 4–5 February 1899, Filipino forces which had been pushed out of a strong position on the Santa Mesa ridge north of the City regrouped at Caloocan
Caloocan
about 12 miles north of Manila.[2]:56 General Arthur MacArthur wanted to attack immediately, but was urged by General Elwell Otis
Elwell Otis
to delay a few days to allow time both for reinforcements to be shifted into position and for the Filipino forces to concentrate into the Caloocan
Caloocan
pocket.[2]:56–57 Battle[edit]Photo of Caloocan
Caloocan
church and aftermath, by P
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Second Battle Of Caloocan
The Second Battle of Caloocan (Filipino: Ikalawang Labanan sa Caloocan, Spanish: Segunda Batalla de Caloocan), alternately called the Second Battle of Manila, was fought from February 22 to 24, 1899, in Caloocan during the Philippine–American War. The battle featured a Filipino counterattack aimed at gaining Manila from the Americans. This counterattack failed to regain Manila mainly because of lack of coordination among Filipino units and lack of artillery support.Contents1 Background1.1 Filipino preparations2 Battle 3 Aftermath 4 ReferencesBackground[edit] The Philippine–American War began on February 4, 1899, with the culmination of the Battle of Manila.[2] Later, on February 10, Filipino forces regrouped in Caloocan and fought again with the American forces at the first Battle of Caloocan. The Americans won both engagements, but then Elwell S
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Quezon
Quezon
City (/ˈkɛzɒn/ KEZ-on;[5] Filipino: Lungsod Quezon, Tagalog pronunciation: [luŋˈsod ˈkɛːson]; Spanish: Ciudad Quezón [sjuˈðað keˈson]; also known as QC or Kyusi[6]) is the most populous city in the Philippines. It was founded by and named after Manuel L. Quezon, the 2nd President of the Philippines, to replace Manila
Manila
as the national capital. The city eventually became the capital of the Philippines
Philippines
from 1948 until 1976.[7] It is the largest city in terms of population and land area in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines
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