About Isla Cristina - presentation, information, photos and recommendations
Isla Cristina remains one of the most important fishing ports in Huelva province, its catch being highly prized throughout Spain.
It is a popular summer holiday resort, especially with the Spanish themselves. Sevillanos flock to the area in July and August, much of the attraction is standard kilometers of beaches 'blue flag'
Isla Cristina was given its current name on 12 April 1834 in honor of Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies and services Andalusia and Extremadura its regions during the cholera epidemic of 1833 to 1834. The town was originally called La Higuera (also at La Figuerta Figarilla or, depending on the language) in 1755 when it was founded.
The name was changed again to Real Isla de la Higuera (English: Island Royal Higuera) in 1802.
Isla Cristina | Isla Cristina is a city and municipality in the province of Huelva, Spain. According to the 2009 census, the city has a population of 21.324 inhabitants.
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