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Hello friends and colleagues, today I offer the last composition on the streets of the city of Medina Sidonia, a city with history, in the province of Cadiz, I hope you like it, then some letters over the city.

The city of Medina Sidonia is a Spanish municipality located in the center of the province of Cadiz, Andalusia. It belongs to the region of La Janda. It is a Historic-Artistic and Well of Cultural Interest The mountain on which it is located is called the Cerro del Castillo, which is the highest elevation of the entire western third of the province, from the foothills of the Sierra de Cdiz to Atlantic coastline, allowing it to be spotted from a large part of the province, offering at the same time, the extraordinary panorama of the provincial surface. The city is oriented towards the Bay of Cadiz, why it is known as the Balcony of the Bay. A small part of asidonense municipality belongs to the Natural Park of the Acorns, one of the most valuable in terms of natural and scenic areas referred Andalusia. The term also hosts much of the route of the Green Corridor of the two bays, a greenway that connects the Bay of Cadiz and Algeciras Bay. The first settlements in the area of ​​which we have evidence, dating from the Late Bronze Age. They found in the Cerro de las Madres a lot of fragments of handmade ceramics and some stone tools. It seems that these people were related to the tartsica culture. The arrival of Phoenician settlers from Sidon, which will found a city (with the same name as its city of origin) on the basis of the previous indigenous occupation takes place subsequently. In the third century. C. Romans occupy the entire peninsula that was previously held by the Carthaginians. Around the first century a new urban center will occupy the entire space of what is now the Historic be built. By granting of Caesar Augustus, the city promotes its previous municipal status and becomes colony with Roman law (civitas optimum jure). It was known by the name of Asido, Caesarina or completely as Asido Caesarina Augusta. It was located in the Further Province Betica, belonging to the legal convent Hispalensis (with capital Hispalis). In the Visigoth Hispania was the capital of the province and also see of the Catholic Church, then known as Asidona, suffragan of the Archdiocese of Seville which included the ancient Roman province of Baetica in the diocese of Hispania. In 712 the city was conquered by Musa bin Nusayr, commander of the Umayyad Caliphate at the beginning of the Umayyad conquest of Hispania. It was the capital of Muslim named Cora Cora of Sidonia (also known as Arabic Saduna شذونة). Alfonso X the Wise reconquered the city on September 22, 1264, occupying the border against the Kingdom of Granada, reason why appears in some medieval document with the name "de la Frontera". In times of Reconquista it hosted several military orders. These include the Order of Santiago and the Order of Santa Maria. In 1440 it became part of the Lordship of the Dukes of Medina Sidonia.
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Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/12500 sec
F-Stop: f/7.1
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 35 mm
Date Taken: 2014-05-02 11:34
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 292 k

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