El Ferrol

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El Ferrol

a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: fortified naval base, with a deep natural harbour. Pop.: 78 764 (2003 est.)
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El Ferrol

 

(also El Ferrol del Caudillo), a city in Spain, in Galicia, in La Corun̄a Province. Port on the Atlantic Ocean. Population, 87,700 (1970). Ferrol has a shipbuilding industry and a food-processing industry (including the production of canned fish). Commercial fishing is also of economic importance.

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