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Ceuta and Península de Almina

The Península de Almina is a peninsula making up much of the eastern part of the Spanish city of Ceuta in Africa. It is dominated by the peak of Monte Hacho. The peninsula contains Ceuta's easternmost point, Punta Almina,[1] and is connected to the rest of Ceuta by an isthmus barely 100 metres in width.

The small Isla de Santa Catalina lies off the peninsula's north coast.[2]


  1. ^ MOROCCO – PUNTA ALMINA TO OUED KISS SECTOR 5, accessed November 2012
  2. ^ John Purdy (1840). The New Sailing Directory for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Western Division of the Mediterranean Sea: Comprehending the Coasts of Spain, France, and Italy, from Cape Trafalgar to Cape Spartivento, the Balearic Isles, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and the Maltese Islands, with the African Coast, from Tangier to Tripoli, Inclusive ... Improved, by Considerable Additions, to the Present Times. R.H. Laurie. pp. 8–. Retrieved 8 July 2013.

Coordinates: 35°54′26″N 5°17′20″W / 35.9071°N 5.28893°W / 35.9071; -5.28893