Baal Saphon overview
Modern name(s) Tavira
Region Europe
Section Iberian peninsula
Latitude 37.1253591 N suggest info
Longitude 7.64875617 W
Status Accurate location
Info In the 8th century BCE it became one of the first Phoenician settlements in the Iberian West. The Phoenicians created a colonial urban center here with massive walls, at least two temples, two harbours and a regular urban structure. Phoenician Tavira existed until the end of 6th Century BCE, when it was destroyed by conflict.
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37.125359, -7.648756 === 37.125359 N, 7.648756 W === 37° 7' 31.3" N, 7° 38' 55.5" W
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Pax Iulia, Pax Augusta, Colonia Civitas Pacensis, Beja, circa 100.7 km (62.6 mi) north
Mirobriga Celticorum, Miróbriga, circa 134.2 km (83.4 mi) north-west
Gadir, Agadir, Gadeira, Gades, Augusta Urbs Iulia Gaditana, Cádiz, circa 137.7 km (85.5 mi) south-east
Tarshish, circa 114.3 km (71 mi) east
Torre de Doña Blanca, circa 143.4 km (89.1 mi) east
Spal, Hispalis, Sevilla, circa 149.7 km (93 mi) east
Ebora, Liberalitas Julia, Évora, circa 162.5 km (101 mi) north
Almendres Cromlech, circa 163.3 km (101.5 mi) north
Italica, circa 146.3 km (90.9 mi) east
Regina Turdulorum, Casas de Reina, circa 191.5 km (119 mi) north-east
Baelo Claudia, circa 203.1 km (126.2 mi) south-east
Torre Aguila, circa 214.4 km (133.2 mi) north-east
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Thingis, Tingis, Tangier, circa 221.7 km (137.7 mi) south-east
Carteia, circa 225.5 km (140.1 mi) south-east
Emerita Augusta, Mérida, circa 229.6 km (142.7 mi) north-east
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Database ID 8463, created 7 Apr 2012, 18:33, Last changed 8 Apr 2012, 03:44