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Fuente de Piedra lagoon

Located in the Antequera region of Malaga, Spain, the Fuente de Piedra lagoon is the largest lagoon in Andalusia, stretching 6.5 km in length and 2.5 km in width. This wetland is particularly famous for being home to a large colony of Greater Flamingos, making it a significant site for the species in the Western Mediterranean.

This is one of the places to visit close to the Caminito del Rey. https://www.caminodelrey.es/places-to-visit-close-to-the-caminito-del-rey/

Designated as a Ramsar site in 1983, a natural reserve on January 11, 1984, a Special Protection Area for Birds (SPA) in 1988, and a Special Conservation Area (SCA) in 2013, the Fuente de Piedra lagoon covers 1364 hectares of protected land, with 164 hectares forming a part of the natural reserve.

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