Place:Guadalcanal, Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain

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NameGuadalcanal
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates38.1°N 5.817°W
Located inSevilla, Andalucía, Spain
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Guadalcanal is a village in the province of Seville, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain.

The name was given to the island of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in 1568. The name was chosen by Pedro de Ortega Valencia who had been born in the village; he was a subordinate of Spanish explorer and navigator, Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira.

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