Los Caños de Meca

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Los Caños de Meca

Los Caños de Meca is a small seaside village to the east of Cape Trafalgar on the Costa de la Luz of Spain. It is part of the province of Cádiz and the autonomous region of Andalusia.

Los Caños de Meca history is related to the Straits of Gibraltar, the Roman Fretus Herculeum and the Arab Boughaz el Tarek. Also the Battle of Trafalgar was fought near the coast of Caños de Meca, off the Cape of Trafalgar, over 200 years ago, 21 October 1805.

Notable people[edit]

  • Felix Frankl, Austrian and Soviet mathematician, physicist and aerodynamics (1905-1961).
  • Andre Geim, soviet british and netherlands physicist, Nobel laureate.
  • Muhadin Kishev, Soviet and Spanish artist, born 1938.

Coordinates: 36°11′09″N 6°00′39″W / 36.18583°N 6.01083°W / 36.18583; -6.01083