Ceuta Cathedral

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Ceuta Cathedral
Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption
Catedral la Asunción de Ceuta..jpg
35°53′16″N 5°19′00″W / 35.88778°N 5.31667°W / 35.88778; -5.31667Coordinates: 35°53′16″N 5°19′00″W / 35.88778°N 5.31667°W / 35.88778; -5.31667
LocationCeuta
DenominationRoman Catholic
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architectural typeCathedral
StyleNeoclassical
Baroque
Renaissance
Specifications
Number of towers2
Administration
DioceseDiocese of Cadiz y Ceuta
ProvinceSeville

The Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption (Spanish: Catedral de Santa María de la Asunción) is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Spanish city of Ceuta located in a small exclave on the north coast of Africa.[1]

The cathedral is a 15th-century structure, built on the site of a sixth-century Christian church. The cathedral contains works of art dating from the 17th century to the present day.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hugh Griffin (1 February 2010). Ceuta Mini Guide. Horizon Scientific Press. pp. 14–. ISBN 978-0-9543335-3-9. Retrieved 8 July 2013.

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