Sites & cities that bear the name of El Puerto de Santa María

El Puerto de Santa María

Today in : Spain
First trace of activity : ca. 9th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Ταρτησσός?, Tartessos?, Turpa, Menesthei Portus, Μενεσθέως λιμήν, Alcante, Alcanatif, Santa María del Puerto

Description : El Puerto de Santa María (Spanish pronunciation: [el ˈpweɾto ðe ˈsanta maˈɾi.a], "The Port of Saint Mary"), locally known as El Puerto, is a municipality located on the banks of the Guadalete River in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia. As of 2016, the city has a population of c. 88,184, of which some 50,000 live in the urban center, and the remainder in the surrounding areas. The town of El Puerto de Santa María is 10 kilometres (6 miles) north east of Cádiz across the bay of Cádiz .

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