Santander, Spain

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Tap left: Assumption o the Virgin Mary Cathedral, Tap richt: Santander Ceety Haw in Calle de los Escalantes, Middle left: Palacete del Embarcadero, Middle richt: View o Sardinero Beach an Magdalena Palace, Bottom left: Cape Mayor Lichthoose, Bottom richt: View o a ferry leave frae Santander in Magdalena Peninsula
Banner o Santander
Coat o airms o Santander
Coat o airms
Location o Santander in Cantabrie.
Location o Santander in Cantabrie.
Santander is locatit in Spain
Location o Santander, Cantabrie, Spain
Coordinates: 43°27′46″N 3°48′18″W / 43.46278°N 3.80500°W / 43.46278; -3.80500Coordinates: 43°27′46″N 3°48′18″W / 43.46278°N 3.80500°W / 43.46278; -3.80500
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty  Cantabrie
Province Cantabrie
Comarca Bay o Santander
Judicial destrict Santander
Foondit 26 BC, as Portus Victoriae Iuliobrigensium 9 January 1755, granting the title of city
 • Alcalde Íñigo de la Serna (2007) (PP)
 • Total 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Heichest elevation 108 m (354 ft)
Lawest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Tot 178,465
 • Density 5,100/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Santanderino/a, santanderense, pejino/a, chani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39001-39012
Offeecial leid(s) Spaingie
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Santander (Inglis /sɑːntɑːnˈdɛər/; Spaingie: [santanˈder]) is the caipital o the autonomous commonty an historical region o Cantabrie situatit on the north coast o Spain. Locatit east o Gijón an wast o Bilbao, the ceety haes a population o 178,465 (2013).