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Calpe ( Alicante ) on the Costa Blanca in Spain

Calpe is a coastal town on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante

on the Mediterranean Sea. 

It is located 67 km from the city of Alicante. 

Calpe lies at the foot of the Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ).

The economy of Calpe is based mainly  on tourism and fishing.

There are many Iberian, Roman and Arab archeological sites in Calpe.

Calpe

on the

Costa Blanca


Calpe at the foot of the Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ) on the Costa Blanca in Spain

Calpe at the foot of the Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ).




Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ) at Calpe on the Costa Blanca in Spain

Pen de Ifach ( Ifach Rock ) at Calpe.

Penyal d'Ifac is a massive limestone outcrop some 332 metres high. 
It is home to rare plants, over 300 species of animals and is a nesting site for colonies of sea birds.

The rock is a prominent landmark of the Mediterranean coastline.

 It was known as the Northern Rock to distinguish it from the Rock of Gibraltar further to the south. 





Calpe and Pen de Ifach ( Ifach Rock ) on the Costa Blanca in Spain

Calpe and Pen de Ifach ( Ifach Rock ) 






Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ) at Calpe on the Costa Blanca in Spain

The Pen de Ifach,

( Ifach Rock )

at

Calpe






Calpe at the foot of the Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ). on the Costa Blanca in Spain

Calpe at the foot of the Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ).






Calpe beach on the Costa Blanca in Spain

Calpe beach and the Pen de Ifach, ( Ifach Rock ).






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