Virac

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Catanduanes
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The municipality of Virac occupies the southern tip of the island province. It has a total land area of 18,778.4 hectares. The town is bounded on the east and south by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by high and green mountain ranges of San Miguel, and on the west by the gently rolling hills of San Andres. The City of Malolos is one of the 24 regions and urban communities including the region of Bulacan. It is limited on the North by regions of Calumpit and Plaridel, Guiguinto on the East, Paombong on the West and Bulacan and Manila Bay on the Southeast and South separately. As far as its relative geographic area, Malolos lies 14 degrees 45 minutes and 14 degrees and 51 minutes north scope and 120 degrees 47 minutes and 120 degrees 51 minutes east longitude. The economy of Virac is supported basically by agribusiness - the cultivating of rice, corn, bananas and root crops. The generation of copra and abaca likewise give extra wage to the general population. Its yearly salary in 1979 was somewhat more than P980,000.00 and the anticipated wage for 1990 is more than a million pesos. Angling is additionally a crucial industry, together with mining and timber. Recently, some home enterprises have been set up while different wellsprings of salary are business and job from the legislature and private parts. This capital town has an aggregate area region of 0.30 hectares gave to mechanical endeavors except for the unused 11.2 hectares in Palnab named modern territory in the 1978 Official Land Use Plan and the 20-hectare pronounced site of the proposed Provincial Agro-Industrial Center at Casoocan. Assembling and preparing exercises are commanded by small scale industry endeavors. Of the current enterprises, furniture making, being principally wood-based, faces the gravest risk of termination because of worldwide sympathy toward backwoods security and protection.