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Calpe

(kăl`pē), ancient name, possibly Phoenician in origin, of GibraltarGibraltar
, British overseas territory (2005 est. pop. 27,900), 2.5 sq mi (6.5 sq km), on a narrow, rocky peninsula extending into the Mediterranean Sea from SW Spain. Most of the peninsula is occupied by the Rock of Gibraltar (Lat.
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. It is one of the Pillars of HerculesPillars of Hercules,
ancient mythological name for promontories flanking the east entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar. They are usually identified with Gibraltar in Europe and with Mt. Acha at Ceuta in Africa. The Jebel Musa (W of Ceuta) is also considered one of the pillars.
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, at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar.
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LATE BREAKS | ENJOY seven nights in Coasta Blanca staying in the three star Esmeralda Suites, in Calpe, self-catering, departing from Manchester on December 29.
FAO senior economist Concepcion Calpe said the supply situation was `very comfortable`, but serious financial instability in parts of the world could cause future price movements.
He was on the run following the seizure of six kilos of cocaine at Heathrow airport in April 2008 and was tracked down to a sports bar in the port area of Calpe after intelligence received by police.
His aunt, Imelda Calpe and his cousins, who were living on the ground floor, escaped unscathed.
Jet2 Holidays has stepped its offerings up a gear with specialist cycling breaks to Calpe on the Costa Blanca in Spain, plus Canary Island favourites Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife.
The lingering decline of food prices since March reflects much better expectations over supplies in the current and forthcoming seasons," FAO senior economist Concepcion Calpe said.
Andrew Moran, 31, from Salford, Greater Manchester, was arrested in the resort of Calpe in Alicante, Spain, on Friday, the Serious Organised Crime Agency said.
Dramatic footage showed armed police crawling up to the villa in Calpe, near Alicante on the Costa Blanca.
Sin embargo, en 1919, casi veinte anos antes, hubo un antecedente en la editorial madrilena Calpe (Compania Anonima de Libreria, Publicaciones y Ediciones) que dirigia Nicolas Maria de Urgoiti: la Coleccion Universal.
Abbee jacket, pounds 129, Calpe knit top, pounds 89, Gleeso printed shorts, pounds 89, all Ted Baker Model in a floral outfit by Christopher Kane at London Fashion week Bloom print top, pounds 12, pleat front trousers, pounds 14, by George at Asda Mary Portas batwing dress, pounds 200, from House of Frase Coast Marua embellished dress, pounds 195
A government statement said the three, aged between 73 and 78, had contracted the disease at a hotel in the eastern town of Calpe.
Las costas arenosas con un alto grado de urbanizacion son las que se revelan mas propicias a sufrir danos de consideracion en episodios de temporal de mar, como se evidencia en la bahia de Javea, los sectores urbanos de Calpe y Altea, el ensanche de Santa Pola o el nucleo urbano de Torrevieja.