Local nameYacimiento Arqueologico Romano Carteia
LocationCádiz, Spain

Carteia was a Phoenician and Roman town at the head of the Bay of Gibraltar in Spain. It was established at the most northerly point of the bay, next to the town of San Roque, about halfway between the modern cities of Algeciras and Gibraltar, overlooking the sea on elevated ground at the confluence of two rivers, nowadays called Guadarranque and Cachon. According to Strabo, it was founded around 940 BC as the trading settlement of Kʿrt.

Tags Archaeological Site
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Address 11360, Spain

Coordinates 36°11'6.34" N -5°24'33.171" E

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