Emigrating to Cádiz


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Cádiz is a Spanish province in the south of the autonomous community of Andalusia, whose capital is the city of Cádiz and is divided into 45 municipalities. The population of the province is 1.239.435 inhabitants (INE 2017), 3 of whom 639.656 live in the metropolitan area of ​​the bay of Cadiz-Jerez and 268.417 persons in the metropolitan area of ​​the bay of Algeciras. It has an area of ​​7,435.85 km², with a population density of 166.68 inhabitants / km². The most populous city is Jerez de la Frontera with 212,915 inhabitants (2017). The province is bordered to the north by the provinces of Seville and Huelva, in the east by the province of Malaga, in the southwest by the Atlantic Ocean, in the southeast by the Mediterranean Sea and in the south by the Strait of Gibraltar and Gibraltar.

The main economic activities are tourism and other tertiary activities (67% of provincial GDP), followed by the (marine, aerospace, petrochemical) industries constitute 28% of GDP. The gross per capita income is € 15,814, in the third quarter of 2015 (INE). Moreover, unemployment is one of the highest in the country.

Climate in the province of Cádiz


The climate of the province is characterized by a Mediterranean climate with a clear absence of rain in the summer, but because of the proximity of the Atlantic, this has a big impact on the climate, because there is a lot of rain in the winter. In the Sierra de Grazalema the maximum rainfall in Spain falls with levels above 2500 mm / year. As far as temperatures are concerned, it can be said that they are soft in winter and warm in summer. The average temperature is about 18 ° C on the plains near the coast. Frost does not occur on the coast but can occur in the interior. In the summer it is normal that one day it will be 40 ° C.

Air pollution in the province of Cadiz


width=The air is generally clean, but there are some areas where there is air pollution, especially in the direction of Jérez de la Frontera and Algeciras. You can see the current air pollution in the following cities:

An overview of the whole of Spain can be seen here.

Regions in the province of Cádiz


The province is divided into 6 regions:

  • la Bahía de Cádiz
  • la Campiña de Jerez
  • la Costa Noroeste
  • la Sierra, la Janda y el Campo de Gibraltar
  • el Marco de Jerez
  • Cádiz y los Puertos

Accessibility Cádiz


By train you can reach Cádiz from Seville, which is then connected to all major major cities.

The road network of Andalusia is good. The big cities are connected to an extensive motorway network and can be reached cheaply by bus.

Cádiz is connected from north to south with the motorway A4 and toll road AP-4. From west to east, the A-381 motorway runs to Gibraltar. Along the coast, the national road N-340 runs along the entire Mediterranean coast.

Approx. 35 km outside Cádiz in Jerez de la Frontera lies the international airport Aeropuerto de Jerez, but with a limited number of European destinations that do not have a connection with the Netherlands, but with German cities such as Düsseldorf. Click here for all 9 connections that this airport offers.

In Seville there is a larger airport, Aeropuerto de Sevilla (about 128 km from Cádiz) with 74 destinations, including Amsterdam with Transavia and Eindhoven (Transavia and Ryanair), just like Brussels with Ryanair.

Hospitals in the province of Cádiz


Most villages have a local doctor’s post where they can go for a doctor’s visit or first aid. An overview of all doctor posts in the province of Cádiz can be found here. For a referral to a specialist, however, one is dependent on a hospital. There are a total of 5 public hospitals in the province. This means that not every region has a hospital.

Below an overview of the public hospitals:

International schools in the province of Cádiz


Sotogrande International School (SIS) – Sotogrande
SIS is an international baccalaureate and boarding school with more than 40 nationalities, offering the basic year program (3-11), the middle-aged program (12-16) and the diploma program (16-18), plus excellent language and learning support. Address: Avenida Reserva, s / n, 11310 Sotogrande, Cádiz, Tel: 956 79 59 02

For a description of Spanish schools here more information.

Jobs in Cádiz


The supply of jobs mainly concentrates on the capital Cádiz, La Linea de Constitución and the coastal area during the summer. A handy overview of the websites of the available vacancies in the province of Cádiz can be found her

Cost of living in Cádiz


On the website of the independent organization Numbeo you can compare the cost of living. On this page it is also possible to compare the prices of European cities. Below are some examples.

Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester (UK) and Cádiz

Consumer Prices in Cadiz are 31.70% lower than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cadiz are 36.12% lower than in Manchester
Rent Prices in Cadiz are 47.53% lower than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in Cadiz are 43.12% lower than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in Cadiz are 24.91% lower than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in Cadiz is 15.02% lower than in Manchester

You would need around 1,980.16£ (2,238.70€) in Cadiz to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,100.00£ in Manchester (assuming you rent in both cities).

Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin  (IR) and Cádiz

Consumer Prices in Cadiz are 38.43% lower than in Dublin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cadiz are 52.99% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Cadiz are 73.78% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Cadiz are 42.68% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Cadiz are 33.06% lower than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Cadiz is 8.84% lower than in Dublin

You would need around 2,209.57€ in Cadiz to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,700.00€ in Dublin (assuming you rent in both cities).

Cost of Living Comparison Between New York (US) and Cádiz

Consumer Prices in Cadiz are 52.25% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cadiz are 67.72% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Cadiz are 84.53% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Cadiz are 51.17% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Cadiz are 60.15% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Cadiz is 19.17% lower than in New York, NY

You would need around 2,517.86$ (2,220.43€) in Cadiz to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,800.00$ in New York, NY (assuming you rent in both cities).

Nature in the province Cádiz


Natural Parks:

  • Bahía de Cádiz
  • Breña y Marismas del Barbate
  • Estrecho
  • Doñana
  • Los Alcornocales
  • Sierra de Grazalema

Natural Places:

  • Cola del Embalse de Arcos
  • Cola del Embalse de Bornos
  • Estuario del Río Guadiaro
  • Isla del Trocadero
  • Marismas de Sancti Petri
  • Marismas del Río Palmones
  • Playa de los Lances

Natural Reservations:

  • Peñón de Zaframagón
  • Laguna de Medina
  • Complejo endorreico del Puerto de Sta. María
    • Laguna Salada del Puerto de Santa María
    • Laguna Juncosa
    • Laguna Chica
  • Complejo endorreico de Puerto Real
    • Laguna de Taraje
    • Laguna de Comisario
    • Laguna de San Antonio
  • Complejo endorreico de Espera
    • Laguna Hondilla
    • Laguna Salada de Zorrilla
    • Laguna Dulce de Zorrilla
  • Complejo endorreico de Chiclana
    • Laguna de Jeli
    • Laguna de Montellano
  • Lagunas de Las Canteras y el Tejón

Reserva Natural Concertada:

  • Laguna de la Paja

Parques Periurbanos:

  • Pinares y Dunas de San Antón
  • La Suara
  • La Barrosa

Natural Monuments:

  • Corrales de Rota
  • Duna de Bolonia
  • Punta del Boquerón
  • Tómbolo de Trafalgar
  • Escarpes del Río Trejo en Setenil

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