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Ceuta, Spain

Ceuta is an 18.5-square-kilometre (7.1 sq mi) autonomous city of Spain and an exclave located on the north coast of North Africa surrounded by Morocco. Separated from the Iberian peninsula by the Strait of Gibraltar, Ceuta lies on the border of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

The area hosts a few churches, and fortifications for those interested in Euro-African history and governmental relations. The downtown area and waterfront is remarkably clean and attractive.

Things to See & Do

* Royal Wall of Ceuta
* The fort
* Beaches
* Downtown area
* Waterfront area

General Information

Cruise Season Oct – May
Currency Euro (EUR)
Language Spanish
Population 80,000 approx
Land Area 18.5 km
Electricity 2 round pins European style
Time GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code + 34

Port Location Cruise ships occasionally visit, and usually dock within a few blocks of the easily-walked downtown area.

Transport Links – Ceuta is easily accessible from Algeciras (Cádiz) by ferry. High speed ferry services run between Ceuta and mainland Spain every half hour.

Ceuta has a regular helicopter service from Ceuta Heliport to mainland Spain. The closest airport is Sania Ramel Airport.

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