Bay o Santander

Coordinates: 43°28′N 3°48′W / 43.467°N 3.800°W / 43.467; -3.800

The Bay o Santander is baith a comarca o Cantabrie an the lairgest estuar on the north coast o Spain, wi a extension o 22.42 km² 9 km long and 5 km wide. Due to the influence of Santander an its metropolitan aurie,[1] nearly hauf o the population o the region is gathered aroond it,[2] which maks the anthropic pressur on this aurie o watter quite notable.

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Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Cantabrie
Province Cantabrie
 • Total268.26 km2 (103.58 sq mi)
 • Total262,595
 • Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities officially part of the comarca of Santander are in red; those no pairt o the administrative comarca are in light red, but the natural one.


  1. Article from newspaper El Diario Montañés El área de la bahía estará integrada por nueve ayuntamientos según la Universidad de Cantabria
  2. Article from newspaper El Diario Montañés El 50 por ciento de la población

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