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Hello friends today I propose a walk on an endless beach with the beautiful view of the town of Barbate on the horizon, I hope you like it.Barbate (1940 to 1998 was called Barbate de Franco) is a Spanish municipality in the province of Cadiz, Andalusia. In 2010 it had 22,977 inhabitants. Its surface area is 142 km ² and has a density of 160.27 inhabitants / km ². Its geographical coordinates are 36 ° 11 'N, 5 ° 55' W. It is situated at an altitude of 14 meters and 64 kilometers from the provincial capital, Cadiz. Located on the coast near Cape Trafalgar, against which the battle took place the same name. Traditionally a fishing village has been devoted both to fishing in Moroccan fishing grounds and fishing for tuna by the traditional art of the trap. This municipality is located the Natural Park of Scrub and Salt marshes of Barbate, the natural monument Tombolo of Trafalgar, and the same Cape Trafalgar. After the Civil War, the town is re-founded the independence of Vejer de la Frontera and is now called Barbate de Franco, with a consistory itself. It was not until March 7, 1998 when he lost the Franco name by decree of the Junta de Andalucía.It has an urban core and some important districts: Zahara, Los Canos de Meca and Zahora. It has 25 kilometers of coastline, where beaches are Mangueta, Zahora, Los Canos de Meca, Mint, Our Lady of Carmen, Cañillos, Pajares and Zahara. Already in Roman times under the name of Portus Baesippo, Barbate was an important fishing port that was dedicated to the trap. Later in the Muslim era was renamed Barbat, like its river. The recapture Alfonso X the Wise and becomes dependent on Vejer de la Frontera, where the port itself. Today, still living in the purse seine fishery (trawl) and tourism, with its white sand beaches and great weather. The trap is a seasonal activity during the migratory path of tuna to the Mediterranean (from right) and return this to the Atlantic (inside) after spawning. Among the most marked in recent decades could be highlighted: the expropriation of the Sierra del Retin (including Hazas of Luck) by the Ministry of Defence in 1982, declared a Natural Park Scrub and Salt marshes of Barbate by Parliament Andalusia in 1988 and the complete breakdown of the treaty with Morocco in 1999.

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Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/3200 sec
F-Stop: f/14.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 95 mm
Date Taken: 2012-03-07 12:41
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 219 kb

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