A Graña

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La Graña (or A Graña in Galician) is a village and naval station (also submarines), shipyard, and town located some 800 meters by sea from the Naval Station of Ferrol, in north-western Spain.

It is an integral part of the Naval Military Complex of Ferrol.

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  • Altitude: 11 meters
  • Latitude: 43º 29' N
  • Longitude: 008º 16' W

The village is located on the Ferrol inlet, close to the naval base. The area is semi-urban. It has a port for small boats and a boat club.

It was the first arsenal on the Ferrol inlet during the middle of the 18th century. On this beach the English landed in August 1800, when the campaigns of Manuel Godoy against the Portuguese took place.


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Coordinates: 43°28′55″N 8°15′36″W / 43.482°N 8.260°W / 43.482; -8.260