Bolonia, Spain

Bolonia beach
Village and beach

Location in the Province of Cádiz

Coordinates: 36°4′17″N 5°41′40″W / 36.07139°N 5.69444°W / 36.07139; -5.69444
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Cádiz
Comarca Campo de Gibraltar
Municipality Tarifa
Judicial district Algeciras
Population (2011)
  Total 117
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Official language(s) Spanish

Bolonia is a coastal village and beach in the municipality of Tarifa in the Province of Cadiz in southern Spain. It is located on the Atlantic shore, 22.9 kilometres (14.2 mi) by road west of Tarifa, but much less further in terms of coastal distance because there is no coastal road. The beach and bay is also known as Playa de Bolonia ("Bolonia Beach"), Ensenada de Bolonia ("Bolonia Cove"), or Bolonia Bay. The ruins of the Roman town of Baelo Claudia are located near the beach, considered to be the most complete Roman town ruins yet uncovered in Spain.[1][2] The beach is about 3.8 kilometres (2.4 mi) in length, with an average width of about 70 metres (230 ft). In 2011 it had a population of 117 people.


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  1. Sintubin, M. (1 October 2010). Ancient Earthquakes. Geological Society of America. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-8137-2471-3. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  2. Lonely Planet (2011). Andalucí – Guidebook Chapter. Lonely Planet. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-74321-252-3. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
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