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It is located in the western part of the region of Andalusia, in southern Spain. The Costa de la Luz ("Coast of Light"), on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, offers its visitors endless beaches, typical landscapes of pine and juniper, and a host of fishing towns and villages. The coast reaches as far as the National Park of Doñana, which has been declared a Biosphere Reserve and a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.
Huelva's cultural attractions include its Baroque architecture in the Condado area, and the Columbus Route of the sites connected with Christopher Columbus (Moguer, Huelva, Palos de la Frontera; from whose dock the great explorer sailed for America; and Mazagón). One of the highlights of its calendar of festivities is the Pilgrimage of el Rocío, declared of International Tourist Interest. Its gastronomy features delicacies such as white prawns, "pata negra" ham and the wines of the Condado region in Huelva; these last two products have the Protected Designation of Origin label.
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