San Fernando, Cádiz

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San Fernando
Municipality an ceety
Castillo de Sancti Petri

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Location o San Fernando athin the province o Cádiz
San Fernando is located in Andalusia
San Fernando
San Fernando
Location in Andalusie
San Fernando is located in Spain
San Fernando
San Fernando
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°28′N 6°12′W / 36.467°N 6.200°W / 36.467; -6.200
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty  Andalusie
Province Cádiz
Comarca Bay o Cádiz
Judicial destrict San Fernando
Commonwalth Municipios de la Bahía de Cádiz
Government
 • Alcalde José Loaiza (PP)
Area
 • Total 30.65 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 96,366
 • Density 3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Demonym Isleño
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11100
Offeecial leid(s) Spainyie
Website Offeecial wabsteid

San Fernando is a toun in the province o Cádiz, Spain. It is hame tae mair than 97,500 inhabitants. The ceety uisses the name "La Isla" (The Island), housomeivver, the ceety is nae langer a island, but a peninsula, as it haes been connectit tae the mainland. The fowk frae San Fernando are locally kent as "Cañaíllas" or "Isleños".

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In history, the ceety played a paramount role when in 1810 durin the French occupation led bi Napoleon, San Fernando an Cadiz wur the anerly pairts o Spain which did no surrender tae the French.

The Cortes Generales met in the Comedy Theatre (nouadays kent as the Real Teatro de las Cortes) an stairtit the preparation for the first leeberal constitution o Spain, which wis appruivit in the neebourin ceety o Cádiz in 1812.

Flamenco sangster Camarón de la Isla wis born in San Fernando.

It haulds the Panteón de Marinos Ilustres.

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Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1999 87,179
2000 88,179 +1.1%
2001 88,110 −0.1%
2002 88,333 +0.3%
2003 88,490 +0.2%
2004 90,178 +1.9%
2005 92,666 +2.8%
Source: INE (Spain)

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