Algeciras

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Algeciras
City
Algeciras Plaza Alta.jpg
Banner o Algeciras
Banner
Coat o airms o Algeciras
Coat o airms
Municipal location in the Province of Cádiz
Municipal location in the Province of Cádiz
Algeciras is locatit in Andalusia
Algeciras
Algeciras
Location in Andalusie
Coordinates: 36°7′39″N 5°27′14″W / 36.12750°N 5.45389°W / 36.12750; -5.45389Coordinates: 36°7′39″N 5°27′14″W / 36.12750°N 5.45389°W / 36.12750; -5.45389
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commontyAndalusie Andalusie
ProvinceCádiz
ComarcaCampo de Gibraltar
Judicial destrictAlgeciras
FoonditPre-Roman
Govrenment
 • AlcaldeJosé Ignacio Landaluce Calleja (2011) (PP)
Area
 • City86 km2 (33 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (01-01-2015)
 • City118,920[1]
 • Metro
263,739
Demonym(s)Algecireño (male)
Algecireña (female)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11200-11209
Dialin code(+34) 956/856
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Algeciras (Spaingie pronunciation: [alxeˈθiɾas]; [ Al Jazīra Al-Khadrā الجزيرة الخضراء] error: {{lang-xx}}: text haes italic markup (help)) is a port ceety in the sooth o Spain, an is the lairgest ceety on the Bay o Gibraltar (in Spaingie, the Bahía de Algeciras). The Port o Algeciras is ane o the lairgest ports in Europe an the warld in three categories: conteener, cargae an transhipment. It is situatit 20 km north-east o Tarifa on the Río de la Miel, which is the soothrenmaist river o the Iberian peninsula an continental Europe. In 2015, it haed a population o 118,920.

It is the biggest ceety amang its metropolitan aurie, that an aa includes the municipalities o Los Barrios, La Línea de la Concepción, Castellar de la Frontera, Jimena de la Frontera, San Roque an Tarifa, wi a population o 263,739.[2]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population of Algeciras, AND, Spain". quandl.com. Retrieved 26 March 2016.
  2. Plan de Ordenación del Territorio del Área del Campo de Gibraltar, Junta de Andalucía (Spaingie)