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Tarifa



Introduction of Tarifa
Town and port in Cadiz province, Andalusia, 51 miSE of Cadiz, on the Strait of Gibraltar, S Spain. Themost southerly city of mainland Europe, it was settledby the Greeks and later was made the first Romancolony in Spain. Captured in a.d. 711 by the Berberleader Tarik for the Moors, it was recaptured in 1292by Sancho IV. During the Peninsular Campaign of theNapoleonic Wars it was attacked in 1812 by theFrench.Town and port in Cadiz province, Andalusia, 51 miSE of Cadiz, on the Strait of Gibraltar, S Spain. Themost southerly city of mainland Europe, it was settledby the Greeks and later was made the first Romancolony in Spain. Captured in a.d. 711 by the Berberleader Tarik for the Moors, it was recaptured in 1292by Sancho IV. During the Peninsular Campaign of theNapoleonic Wars it was attacked in 1812 by theFrench.

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