San Fernando, Cádiz

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San Fernando
Castillo de Sancti Petri
Castillo de Sancti Petri
Banner o San Fernando
Banner
Coat o airms o San Fernando
Coat o airms
Location o San Fernando athin the province o Cádiz
Location o San Fernando athin the province o Cádiz
San Fernando is locatit in Andalusia
San Fernando
San Fernando
Location in Andalusie
Coordinates: 36°28′N 6°12′W / 36.467°N 6.200°W / 36.467; -6.200
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Andalusie
ProvinceCádiz
ComarcaBay o Cádiz
Judicial destrictSan Fernando
CommonwalthMunicipios de la Bahía de Cádiz
Govrenment
 • AlcaldeJosé Loaiza (PP)
Area
 • Total30.65 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot96,366
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Isleño
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
11100
Offeecial leid(s)Spainyie
WabsteidOffeecial 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 population
YearPop.±%
199987,179—    
200088,179+1.1%
200188,110−0.1%
200288,333+0.3%
200388,490+0.2%
200490,178+1.9%
200592,666+2.8%
Source: INE (Spain)

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