Ceuta Cathedral

cultural property in Ceuta, Spain

The Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption (Spanish: Catedral de Santa María de la Asunción) is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Spanish city of Ceuta located in a small exclave on the north coast of Africa.[1]

Ceuta Cathedral
Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption
Catedral la Asunción de Ceuta..jpg
35°53′16″N 5°19′00″W / 35.88778°N 5.31667°W / 35.88778; -5.31667Coordinates: 35°53′16″N 5°19′00″W / 35.88778°N 5.31667°W / 35.88778; -5.31667
LocationCeuta
DenominationRoman Catholic
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architectural typeCathedral
StyleNeoclassical
Baroque
Renaissance
Specifications
Number of towers2
Administration
DioceseDiocese of Cadiz y Ceuta
ProvinceSeville

The cathedral is a 15th-century structure, built on the site of a sixth-century Christian church. The cathedral contains works of art dating from the 17th century to the present day.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hugh Griffin (1 February 2010). Ceuta Mini Guide. Horizon Scientific Press. pp. 14–. ISBN 978-0-9543335-3-9. Retrieved 8 July 2013.

Other websitesEdit

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