Bay of Cádiz

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For the comarca named Bay of Cádiz, see Bay of Cádiz (comarca), Gulf, and Gulf of Cádiz.
Bay of Cádiz
Bahía de Cádiz
Bay
View of Caño de Sancti Petri from Chiclana with San Fernando in the background
View of Caño de Sancti Petri from Chiclana with San Fernando in the background
Bay of Cádiz. 1888
Bay of Cádiz. 1888
Country Spain
Region Andalusia
Area[1]
 • Total 111 km2 (43 sq mi)

The Bay of Cádiz is a body of water in the province of Cádiz], Spain, adjacent to the southwestern coast of the Iberian Peninsula.

The Bay of Cádiz should not be confused with the Gulf of Cádiz, a larger body of water which is in the same area but further offshore.

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The shores of the Bay of Cádiz include the municipalities of Cádiz, San Fernando, Puerto Real, El Puerto de Santa Maria, and Rota.[1]

The bay forms a natural harbour which according to available archaeological evidence has been inhabited since very ancient times.[2] The Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park is located on the shores of the Bay of Cádiz.

There is also a comarca with the name Bay of Cádiz.

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Coordinates: 36°29′39″N 6°13′01″W / 36.49417°N 6.21694°W / 36.49417; -6.21694