Benamahoma

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Benamahoma (Arabic “Sons of Muhammad”), one of the White Towns of Andalusia, is a town of some 400 inhabitants in Cádiz province, Spain. It is located 5 km from El Bosque, Cádiz, and lies within the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park.

Culture[edit]

It is well known for its festival of Moros y Cristianos (Moors and Christians), which is celebrated in the first week of August in honor of Saint Anthony of Padua, patron saint of the town.

Nature[edit]

It contains the Fuente de Nacimiento or Manantial de El Nacimiento, a natural spring that gives rise to the river Majaceite.

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Coordinates: 36°46′N 5°28′W / 36.767°N 5.467°W / 36.767; -5.467