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Gruas en Algeciras Aerial View Port of Algeciras, in the Strait of Gibraltar. Stowing containers in the port of Algeciras.


A great port city, linking two continents, Europe and Africa, and at the connection point between two seas, the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean. With this strategic location, Algeciras is the leading Mediterranean port, with traffic of nearly 70 million tonnes per annum (2009) and more than three million TEUs (containers). In addition, more than five million people use its facilities each year, making it the highest ranking port within the Peninsula for this type of transit.

Principal regular connections: Tangier, Ceuta, Rotterdam (Netherlands), Lisbon (Portugal) and Valencia.