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Hello friends and colleagues , today I offer this photo to wish peace and felicity for the new year, I do not celebrate the new year at this time I wish also peace and happiness in the date you celebrate , I hope you like it , below is a letter where I took on the post.

El Puerto de Santa Maria is a city located in the province of Cádiz and the autonomous community of Andalusia. The town belongs, Cadiz , Jerez de la Frontera , San Fernando , Chiclana de la Frontera , Puerto Real and Rota, the Association of Municipalities of the Bay of Cadiz . Also part of the metropolitan area of the Bay of Cádiz -Jerez , polynuclear urban agglomeration part with Cádiz , Jerez de la Frontera , San Fernando , Chiclana de la Frontera and Puerto Real , being the third largest metropolitan area in Andalusia , behind Sevilla and Málaga, and the twelfth of Spain .

Located on the banks and river mouth Guadalete . The municipality's population in 2013 is 89,142 inhabitants and is slightly rising . It has a surface area of ​​159 km ² and a population density of 541.53 hab. / Km ² . It is located at an altitude of 6 m and 22 km1 the provincial capital Cádiz . In the municipality is part of the Naval Base of Rota.

According to legend , the city was founded by Menestheus Athenian king who participated in the Trojan War . When the war ended and he came home , he had assaulted his throne and had to emigrate. Navigating with no destination was to stop right at the mouth of the river Guadalete and founded the city of Puerto Menesteo . This historic event took place in 1184 or 1183 BC , since the Trojan War took place between 1194 and 1184 BC, about 3,200 years.

According to some archaeologists first Gadir , as the first urban or business center , was built in what is now the Castillo de Doña Blanca , leaving what is now a holy place Cádiz and its subsequent use as the village s.VII - VI .

El Puerto de Santa María is known as La Ciudad de los Palacios hundred , although the passage of time and neglect have caused many of these fine buildings have been practically ruined. Proceeds from the trade with the Indies or Spanish America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the town rose authentic palaces tailored to the needs of large traders also were called chargers Indies.

Currently carried out major projects in the city, as the union of both banks of the river and the remodeling of the city center .
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Make: SONY
Model: DSC-W170
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/1250 sec
F-Stop: f/9.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 8.2 mm
Date Taken: 2013-02-14 15:23
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 472 kb

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