Ceuta

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Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta
Coat of Arms
Locator map of Ceuta.png
Area
 – Total
 
28 km²
Population
 – Total (2003)
 – Density

 76,152
 2719.71/km²
Name of inhabitants
 – English
 – Spanish

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ceutí
Statute of Autonomy March 14, 1995
ISO 3166-2 ES-CE
Parliamentary
representation

 Congress seats
 Senate seats
1
2
President Juan Jesús Vivas Lara (PP)
Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta

Ceuta is a Spanish city in North Africa, at the Strait of Gibraltar. The City area is about 20 square kilometers, and there are over 82,000 people living in the city. The city is surrounded by a border fence, which has been built to keep the Moroccans (and other Africans) from moving there unlawfully. Ceuta is part of Spain (and therefore the European Union). Until it became a self-governing city in 1994, it belonged to the Cadiz Province.

It was built by the Phoenicians at a strategic position.