Los Caños de Meca

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Los Caños de Meca
Village
Los Caños de Meca
Los Caños de Meca
Los Caños de Meca is located in Province of Cádiz
Los Caños de Meca
Los Caños de Meca
Location in the Province of Cádiz
Los Caños de Meca is located in Andalusia
Los Caños de Meca
Los Caños de Meca
Location in Andalusia
Los Caños de Meca is located in Spain
Los Caños de Meca
Los Caños de Meca
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°11′09″N 6°00′41″W / 36.18583°N 6.01139°W / 36.18583; -6.01139Coordinates: 36°11′09″N 6°00′41″W / 36.18583°N 6.01139°W / 36.18583; -6.01139
Country Spain
Autonomous communityAndalusia
ProvinceProvince of Cádiz
ComarcaLa Janda
MunicipalityBarbate
Population
 (2016)
 • Total295
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11159
Websitehttp://www.playasdetrafalgar.com/

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 municipality of Barbate in 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, on 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.

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