Capis, Or Capiz
CAPIS, or CAPIZ, a town of the Philippine Islands, in a province of the same name, on the north coast of Panay, at the mouth of the rivers Panay, Panitan, and Ivisan, which are subject to inundations during the rainy season. It is the seat of a Spanish alcalde, and is defended by a small fort. Most of its buildings are light erections of nips palm. Its exports are mainly rice, dyewood, gold-dust, and cattle. Population, 11,470. Lat. 11° 25' N., long. 122° 45' E.