About Ceuta, Spanish Morocco, North Africa
An enclave in Morocco, Ceuta is administered as an integral part of Cadiz provence, Spain. It is located on a peninsula whose promontory forms one of the Pillars of Hercules. The city, which has a European appearance, is a free port, with a large harbor and ample wharves. Built on a Phoenician colony, the city was held by Carthaginians, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, and Arabs.