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Ceuta and the Spanish sovereign territories

Spanish and Moroccan claims

by J. G. O"Reilly

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Published by International Boundaries Research Unit, Dept. of Geography, University of Durham in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boundary disputes -- Spain -- Ceuta,
  • Spain -- Boundaries -- Morocco,
  • Morocco -- Boundaries -- Spain,
  • Ceuta (Spain) -- History,
  • Melilla (Spain) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gerry O"Reilly ; edited by Clive Schofield.
    SeriesBoundary and territory briefing -- v. 1, no. 2
    ContributionsSchofield, Clive H., 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDP86.M8 O74 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18014659M
    ISBN 101897643063
    LC Control Number2005360722

    This is a list of sovereign states and dependent territories in Africa. It includes both fully recognised states, states with limited or zero recognition, and dependent territories of both African and non-African states. Spanish: Ceuta—Ciudad autónoma de Ceuta: Ceuta Spanish: Ceuta: 84, 28 km 2 (11 sq mi) Madeira Autonomous Region of. As Ceuta is part of Spain, Spanish immigration laws apply.. By sea []. Ceuta is easily accessible from Algeciras by ferry. You will need official ID to book passage between mainland Spain and Ceuta. Cruise ships occasionally visit, and usually dock within walking distance of the compact downtown area.

    Morocco - Morocco - The Spanish Zone: The Spanish protectorate over northern Morocco extended from Larache (El-Araish) on the Atlantic to 30 miles (48 km) beyond Melilla (already a Spanish possession) on the Mediterranean. The mountainous Tamazight-speaking area had often escaped the sultan’s control. Spain also received a strip of desert land in the southwest, known as Tarfaya, . Spanish North Africa, five small areas, in special relationship with the Spanish government, on and off the Mediterranean coast of Morocco. They are Alhucemas, Ceuta, the Chafarinas Islands, Melilla (qq.v.), and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera, with a combined area of about 12 square miles (31 square.

    A people smuggler transporting 52 migrants — 34 men, 16 women and two children — reached Spanish territory after driving his van at full speed through the border gate at Ceuta. The driver, a. This is a list of sovereign states and dependent territories in Eurasia, along with other areas of special political status.. Eurasia is a continent comprising the traditional continents of Europe and is divided from Africa by the Isthmus of states such as Malta are traditionally part of Eurasia, however they lie on the African tectonic plate.


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Ceuta and the Spanish sovereign territories by J. G. O"Reilly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Reilly, J.G. Ceuta and the Spanish sovereign territories. Durham: International Boundaries. SinceCeuta is, along with Melilla, one of the two autonomous cities of Spain.

Ceuta is known officially in Spanish as Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta (English: Autonomous City of Ceuta), with a rank between a standard Spanish city and an autonomous is part of the territory of the European city was a free port before Spain joined the European Union in The most important of these is Ceuta which is located at the eastern entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar.

Spain claims these territories on largely historical grounds: right of conquest, terra nullis principles and longevity of occupation. Spain stresses that the majority of residents there are Spanish and wish to remain under Spanish rule. O'Reilly, G., ‘ Ceuta and the Spanish Sovereign Territories: Spanish and Moroccan Claims ’ in Boundary and Research Briefings (Durham: Ceuta and the Spanish sovereign territories book Boundaries Research Unit ) Olivié, F., ‘ Gibraltar y política exterior de España, – ’ in Salgado Alba, I.

(ed.) Estudios sobre Gibraltar (Madrid: INCIPE ) Cited by: 1. The fences of Ceuta and Melilla provide a model by which it is possible to study the extent to which governments’ stated purposes and hidden objectives align in the establishment of territorial boundaries.

The Spanish government uses the challenge of irregular immigration as an argument for reinforcing the fences of the two enclaves even though reports insist that the number of irregular.

Ceuta and the Spanish Sovereign Territories Spanish and Moroccan claims. By C Schofield, G. O'Reilly and Durham Univ. (United Kingdom). International Boundaries Research Unit. Abstract. Ceuta and the Spanish Sovereign Territories 3 IBRU Boundary and Territory Briefing © The Minor Plazas Penon de Vélez de la Gomera: With the Treaty of Tordesillas (), the Pope divided North African waters between the Iberian Powers, with the median line running through Vélez, the west was given to Portugal and the east to Size: 2MB.

sovereignty dispute must also take cognisance of the Spanish and Moroccan territorial dispute on the southern shore of the Strait.

Both states claim sovereignty over Ceuta, Melilla, Penon de Velez de la Gomera, Alhucemas and the Chafarinas Islands.4 Spain claims the five African Sovereign Territories (Plazas) on historicalFile Size: KB.

Ceuta is one of a handful of Spanish possessions on the coastline of Morocco. Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Mediterranean, it offers a compact dose of fantastic architecture, interesting museums, excellent food, a relaxing maritime park and bracing nature walks.

Ceuta is a little larger in terms of land area (roughly eighteen square kilometers or about seven square miles) and it has a slightly larger population at approximat It is located north and west of Melilla on the Almina Peninsula, near the Moroccan city of Tangier, across the Strait of Gibraltar from mainland Spain.

Ceuta is a Spanish city in North Africa, at the Strait of City area is about 20 square kilometers, and there are o people living in the city. The city is surrounded by a border fence, which has been built to keep the Moroccans (and other Africans) from moving there unlawfully. Ceuta is part of Spain (and therefore the European Union).States with limited recognition: Sahrawi.

But in fact it is Ceuta, the tiny Spanish territory that lies just 18 miles across the water from Gibraltar in North Africa. While Morocco claims Ceuta as its own, Spain.

The plazas de soberanía are the Spanish sovereign territories in North Africa. These are separate pieces of land scattered along the Mediterranean coast bordering Morocco. The name refers to the fact that these territories have been a part of Spain since the formation of the modern country, and are distinguished from African territories obtained by Spain during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Historically, a distinction was made between the so-called "major sovereign. Ceuta is known officially in Spanish as Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta (English: Autonomous City of Ceuta), with a rank between a standard Spanish city and an autonomous community.

Ceuta is part of the territory of the European Union. The city was a free port before Spain Country: Spain. The Morocco–Spain border consists of three non-contiguous lines totalling km around the Spanish territories of Ceuta, Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera and Melilla.

These three exclaves form part of Spain's plazas de soberanía, which also includes a number of small islands off the Moroccan coast. Morocco–Spain border Spain's plazas de soberanía along the coast of Morocco Characteristics Entities Morocco Spain Entities: Morocco Spain. Ceuta is known officially in Spanish as Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta (English: Autonomous City of Ceuta), with a rank between a standard Spanish city and an autonomous is part of the territory of the European city was a free port before Spain joined the European Union in Now it has a low-tax system within the European Monetary System.

A Contemporary Study of the Spanish North African Enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla (Liverpool University Press ) and O'Reilly, G ‘ Ceuta and the Spanish sovereign territories: Spanish and Moroccan claims ’ in Boundary and Research Briefings vol I, no 2, Cited by: 3. This is a list of sovereign states and dependent territories of the world by continent, displayed with their respective national flags, including the following entities.

By association within the UN system. The member states of the United Nations (UN).; Vatican City (administered by the Holy See, a UN observer state), which has diplomatic relations with countries as of 7 Jan The plazas de soberanía (Spanish pronunciation: literally "places of sovereignty") are the Spanish sovereign territories in continental North Africa bordering name refers to the fact that these territories have been a part of Spain since the formation of the modern Spanish State (–), to distinguish them from territories obtained during the 19th and 20th century.

Ceuta is known officially in Spanish as Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta (English: Autonomous City of Ceuta), with a rank between a standard Spanish city and an autonomous community. Ceuta is part of the territory of the European Union. The city was a free port before Spain joined the European Union in Now it has a low-tax system within the European Monetary System.

The non-sovereign Caribbean territories in fact outnumber the sovereign ones, but their size and population are much smaller. Although independence was achieved in the s and 70s by the currently independent islands, resulting in eighty-five percent of the Caribbean people currently living in independent countries, Gert Oostindie and Inge.

The Spanish city of Ceuta on North Africa's coast is surrounded by fences separating Spanish soil from Morocco. That fence is where thousands of migrants try to jump into Spanish territory .The plazas de soberanía (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈplaθaz ðe soβeɾaˈni.a], literally "places of sovereignty") are the Spanish sovereign territories in continental North Africa bordering name refers to the fact that these territories have been a part of Spain since the formation of the modern Spanish State (), to distinguish them from territories obtained during the.