is the name of a city and a province in southwestern Spain
, in the autonomous region of Andalusia
. The province borders on Portugal
to the west, the autonomous region of Extremadura
to the north, and the provinces of Seville
to the east and Cadiz
to the south. It is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean
. The economy is based on agriculture
. The province contains Palos de la Frontera, where
sailed out of on his first voyage in 1492
, and parts of the Doņana national park.
The city was called Onoba during Roman times. It suffered substantial
damages in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.