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Cadiz Travel Guide

Cadiz Travel Guide

Cadiz is an amazing and beautiful Spanish city located in the south of Spain. Cadiz is known worldwide for being one of the most ancient and oldest European cities because it was founded about 3000 years ago by the Phoenician culture. Initially this region was called Cadir that means enclosure because this region is connected to the mainland only by a thin strip of land.

Cadiz covers a metropolitan area of 7.442Km2 and its population is about 1.194.062(2006). Its capital is Cadiz city, and is bordered by 3 important provinces: Huelva, Malaga and Seville.This region is divided into 44 municipalities and 6 comarcas, which are:
  • Sierra de Cádiz.
  • La Janda.
  • Bajo Guadalquivir.
  • Campo de Gibraltar.
  • Bahía de Cádiz.
  • Campiña de Jerez.
Some of the main activities in Cadiz are the agriculture, animal husbandry, fishing, industry, and hostelry, but the main activity is definitely the tourism. This region is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean that’s why one can find many golden sandy beaches throughout Cadiz and even some nudist beaches widely visited by curious tourists all over the world.

One can also find many other tourist attractions such as natural parks, natural reserves and Natural monuments, in which one can do many enjoyable activities such as whale watching and swimming with the dolphins and whales.

There are also important monuments that worth visiting such as:
  • The Cathedral.
  • La Torre Tavira.
  • Plaza de Mina.
  • La Viña.
  • Playa de la Caleta.
So, if you are looking for a place to spend your holidays, Cadiz is definitely the best place for you.

Cadiz Travel Guide
Cadiz Travel Guide

 Capital Cadiz City
 Area 7.435,85 km²
 Population 1.230.594
 Density 10.716/km² (27.8/sq mi)
 Official Language Spanish

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