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San Fernando

San Fernando (sän fārnänˈdō) [key], city (1990 pop. 83,923), Cádiz prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. An Atlantic port, it has a naval academy and arsenal, naval workshops, and an observatory. Salt is commercially obtained from nearby marshes by evaporation.

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