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 Spain

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Dive Spain and its Islands !

Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, southwest of France
Geographic coordinates: 40° 0' N, 4° 0' W
Coastline km: 4,964 km km
Climate: temperate; clear, hot summers in interior, more moderate and cloudy along coast; cloudy, cold winters in interior, partly cloudy and cool along coast
Terrain: strategic location along approaches to Strait of Gibraltar
Elevation: highest point: Pico de Teide (Tenerife) on Canary Islands 3,718 m
Natural hazards: periodic droughts
Currency: euro (EUR)
Population: 40,341,462 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Castilian Spanish 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%; note - Castilian is the official language nationwide; the other languages are official regionally
Capital: Madrid
Divisions: 17 autonomous communities (comunidades autonomas, singular - comunidad autonoma) and 2 autonomous cities* (ciudades autonomas, singular - ciudad autonoma); Andalucia, Aragon, Asturias, Baleares (Balearic Islands), Ceuta*, Canarias (Canary Islands), Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y Leon, Cataluna, Comunidad Valenciana, Extremadura, Galicia, La Rioja, Madrid, Melilla*, Murcia, Navarra, Pais Vasco (Basque Country)

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Zones (9) Dive sites Sub zones
Andalucia 48 7
Aragon 3 0
Balearic Islands 80 3
Basque Country 11 0
Cantábrico 6 0
Catalonia 84 15
Comunidad Valenciana 29 9
Galicia 30 2
Murcia 49 5

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El Toro ponent (cueva)
By toni.ramos
Jun 22, 2014
El Toro, Boya 5 -
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Sierra Beach
By Giovanni
Sep 9, 2013
- visibility: 5-10m water temperature: 25C degree   First dive for Vasile Nechifor and Alexandrina Zaharia.
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Cala del vidre
By Giovanni
Jul 27, 2013
- visibility: 2m water temperature: 27C degree
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El Medellot
By Wouter1977
Jul 13, 2013
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Trip: E, Cala Joncols
By Croco
From Sep 18, 2010 to Sep 26, 2010

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Trip: Palamos Septiembre 2010
By Athe
From Sep 9, 2010 to Sep 12, 2010

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Trip: Estartit 2010
By yfaure
From Jun 10, 2010 to Jun 13, 2010
Sortie club avec l'UCB1 Plongée à l'Estartit.
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Trip: Estartit 2010
By chris
From Jun 10, 2010 to Jun 13, 2010
Voyage plongée avec l'UCB1 Plongée à Estartit.
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Trip: Spain 2009
By PurrfectFire
From Jul 18, 2009 to Aug 9, 2009
Outr first real dive vacation since we made our certifications. After all the "dark water" in the Netherlands, I was looking forward to finally have some clear water again.
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