Bay of Cádiz

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Bay of Cádiz

Bahía de Cádiz
(Bahía de Cádiz) Seville, Spain (49104522676) (cropped).jpg
CountrySpain
RegionAndalusia
Area
 • Total111 km2 (43 sq mi)
Designations
Official nameBahía de Cádiz
Designated24 October 2002
Reference no.1265[2]

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 adjoins the Gulf of Cádiz, a larger body of water which is in the same area but further offshore.

Geography[edit]

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

The bay forms a natural harbour which according to available archaeological evidence has been inhabited since very ancient times.[3] 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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Guia del patrimonio cultural del Parque Natural Bahia de Cádiz Archived December 28, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Bahía de Cádiz". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ El entorno de la Bahía de Cádiz a fines de la Edad del Bronce e inicios de la Edad del Hierro

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