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  Granada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Granada (Arabic: غرناطة) is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous region of Andalusia, Spain.
At the 2003 census, the population of the city of Granada proper was 237,663, and the population of the entire urban area was estimated to be 450,439, ranking as the 13th-largest urban area of the Spanish Kingdom.
Thus the city of Granada became the seat of the Nasrid sultanate (until 1238) and kingdom (from 1238), one of the longest-lasting Islamic dynasties in the history of al-Andalus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Granada   (1309 words)

  
 Granada (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Granada is a province of southern Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Andalusia.
It is bordered by the provinces of Málaga, Córdoba, Jaén, Albacete, Murcia, Almería, and the Mediterranean Sea.
Granada shares the Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada (in the Sierra Nevada mountain range) with Almería province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Granada_(province)   (235 words)

  
 Granada - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Granada (city, Spain), city in southern Spain, capital of Granada Province, in Andalucía, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, at the...
Granada (city, Nicaragua), city, southwestern Nicaragua, capital of Granada Department, on the northwestern shore of Lake Nicaragua.
Granada (province, Spain), historic province of southern Spain, in Andalucía Region, bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
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 Granada Province, villages in the province of Granada Andalucía, Southern Spain
Granada Province, villages in the province of Granada Andalucía, Southern Spain
In the northern part of the Province of Granada is a vast plateau of flatlands surrounded by the highest peaks of the Bética Mountain Range.
Granada province is characterised by extreme variables in landscape and climate, so much so that it's possible to ski in the mountains and go diving in the sea in one day.
www.andalucia.com /province/granada/home.htm   (591 words)

  
 The White Villages in the Granada province, Andalucia, Southern Spain
Southeast of Granada city, nestling in the foothills of the mighty snow-capped Sierra Nevada, is a chain of ancient villages, with their distinctive Berber architecture of flat, clay-roofed houses, known as the Alpujarras.
Although less visited than other areas in the province, the north and northwestern confines of Granada province, known as the Montes Occidentales (Western Hills), are dotted with charming villages, frequently in stunning locations, which once stood on the frontier between Castile and the Moorish realm of Granada.
In the northern part of the Province of Granada is a vast plateau of flatlands surrounded by the highest peaks of the Bética Mountain Range reaching as high as the Sierra de la Sagre at a height of 2,381 meters.
www.andalucia.com /villages/granada.htm   (1243 words)

  
 Granada
Granada, the capital city of the Province with the same name, is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Andalusia (Southern Spain) at the confluence of the Darro and Genil Rivers.
Granada lies 426 km south of Madrid and 126km northeast of Malaga and has an average temperature of 60 degrees F. The population is approximately 260,000 people with a very small Jewish presence.
The picturesque city of Granada rests in a fertile plain that was settled as early as the 5th century B.C.E. The Romans (200 BCE - 400 C.E.) called the area Iliberias.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Granada.html   (705 words)

  
 Toledo and Granada, Spain  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Granada (city, Spain), city in southern Spain, capital of Granada Province, in Andalucía, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, at the confluence of the Genil and Darro rivers.
The most important vestige of Granada's splendid Moorish civilization is the remaining section of the Alhambra, the fortress-palace of the Moorish rulers.
Granada was founded in the 8th century by the Moors near the site of an ancient Roman settlement.
www.galenfrysinger.com /toledo.htm   (605 words)

  
 Granada in Andalucia - a wealth of activities and sights to see and gateway to the Sierra Nevada
Granada city, within Andalucia, is 127km from Malaga and 254km from Gibraltar.
Granada has a wealth to offer the visitor in terms of history and culture, for no matter the time of day, the city is alive.
When it comes to celebrations, Granada has its fair share and one such is the anniversary of the surrender of Granada in 1492 which is celebrated on Jan 2nd with a giant fiesta.
www.idealspain.com /Pages/Places/Granada.htm   (645 words)

  
 SOL GRANADA - SOL Spain On Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Granada is probably the province of Andalucia with the widest choice for the visitor.
Alpujarra mountain range, some thirty miles from Granada city and 25 miles from the coast, is as much part of Granada as it is of Almeria province.
The history of Alpujarra is almost as important because it was the last refuge of the Arabs in Andalucia.
granada.sol.com   (968 words)

  
 Cortijo Andalucia - Map of Granada Province
Granada Province not only includes the provincial city of Granada but Andalucia´s highest mountains, the snow capped Mulhacen and Veleta peaks of the Sierra Nevada with the magnificent Las Alpujarras to their south.
Granada city itself is not only a highlight of the province but home of one of the most visited and precious monuments of Spain - the Alhambra, a Moorish palace and its gardens.
The Granada Vega (fertile plains and meadows) is a protected agricultural area, it extends from the west side of the city and includes the entire Genil river basin.
www.cortijo-andalucia.com /granada.html   (517 words)

  
 Granada
Granada was first settled by native tribes in the prehistoric period, and first known as Ilbyr.
As the seat of the Moorish kingdom of Granada, it was the final stronghold of the Moors in Spain, falling to the Roman Catholic monarchs Ferdinand II and Isabella I in January 1492.
Granada province also contains the lead mines of the Sierra de Gador (the richest in the world during the 19th century), and the Marquesado de Zenete region is one of Spain's largest producers of iron ore.
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 Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Granada is located in southeastern of Spain, in the heart of Andalucia.
To the southeast of Granada stand the steep mountains and to the west lies flat agricultural land.
Granada developed as an easily defensible site (protected to the by the steep relief of the Sierra Nevadas), and, although it is dry in the summer, there is always a supply of water coming from the mountain fueled by melting snow.
www.macalester.edu /geography/courses/geog261/ilondon/geography.htm   (164 words)

  
 Granada Travel Guide, Andalusia, Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Granada is the capital of the province with the same name, situated in the eastern part of the region of Andalusia.
Lost in the rolling hills of olive groves in the north-western reaches of Granada Province, at 2,500 feet above sea level, the picturesque town of Montefrio, standing well away from the region's beaten paths, has conserved much of its traditional charm.
Sevilla lies on the banks of the Guadalquivir and is one of the largest historical centres in Europe, it has the Mohammedan minaret of La Giralda, the cathedral (one of the largest in Christendom), and the Alcázar Palace.
www.donquijote.org /granada   (344 words)

  
 Granada (Spain) - Wikitravel
Granada is a mid-sized city located in Granada Province in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
Granada can be hot in the high season, but visiting in June it was cooler, by far, than Córdoba or Seville, and so more enjoyable.
Granada is notable as most of its millions of bars will serve free tapas with each drink.
wikitravel.org /en/Granada_(city)   (1219 words)

  
 Property Net Spain - Sierra Nevada and the Costa Tropical - Zones and Maps - property in Spain
Granada Province not only includes the provincial city of Granada but Andalucía´s highest mountains, the snow capped Mulhacén and Veleta peaks of the Sierra Nevada with the magnificent Las Alpujarras to their south.
Granada city itself is not only a highlight of the province but home of one of the most visited and precious monuments of Spain – the Alhambra, a Moorish palace and its gardens.
This region lies west of Granada and was once the old Moorish kingdom of “Al Andalus”, the surrounding countryside and villages are rich with a wealth of historical legends, traditions and stories of battle, remains of mosques, palaces and castles.
www.property-net-spain.com /provinces/granada   (589 words)

  
 Granada Traveller Guide, Andalusia, Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The city of Granada is located at the foot of the sierra Nevada mountains at the confluences of the Darro and Genil rivers.
The city of Granada has been shaped by the hills, where the old districts in the Albaicín and the Alhambra were founded, brimming with steep, narrow streets, beautiful nooks and crannies, and marvelous landscapes.
It was in the 9th century when Granada rose to importance after the fall of the Caliphate of Córdoba.
www.aboutgranada.com   (430 words)

  
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Whether you are a frequent visitor to the Province of Granada, or perhaps you are planning your first visit to the Granada Province and Andalucia — Bienvenido a Andalucia y Espana.
Granada Car Hire SL is proud to offer a comprehensive range of modern and up to date vehicles at competitive rates across Andalucia.
Granada Car Hire SL requires that all drivers are over the age of 21 years and have held a full driving license for at least 1 year.
www.granadacarhire.com /gch_flota.html   (138 words)

  
 Accommodation in Andalucia- Spain. Hotels in Granada,Almuñecar and Motril.
Puerta de las Granadas Hotel is magnificently placed at the heart of the historical quarter between the Alhambra, Alabyzin and the Cathedral.
The AC Hotel Granada is a newly bulit hotel, set in one of the most beautiful cities of spain, offering all the comfort of an AC hotel as well as magnificient access to the airport.
It is in the Centre of Monumental,Comercial and Financial Centre of Granada.
www.123casa.com /andalucia/hotelsgranada.htm   (3016 words)

  
 International Solar Cookers Conference
Granada is the colourful capital of the province of Granada, which in turn is in Andalucia, Spain's southernmost region.
The capital of the former Nazarí Kingdom, Granada was the last city in the Iberian Peninsula to be given away by the Muslims in 1492, an event that resulted in the formation of Spain.
During the period of Muslim domination of Spain, Granada was the finest city on the peninsula.
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 Cortijo Granada - Guadix property map
Towards Granada to the west of Guadix in the leafy valleys of poplars and olive groves, crowned by red peaks and dotted with caves lie the pueblos of Purullena, Graena and La Peza.
In the centre of the province of Granada and to the northwest of its capital is the Sierra de Huetor, in which lies the municipality of Diezma, standing at 1,233 metres and offering the best views of the Sierra Nevada.
The Sierra Montillana lies on the border of the provinces of Granada and Jaen, to the north of the city of Granada and the western edge of the municipality of Guadix.
www.cortijo-granada.com /guadix.html   (874 words)

  
 Hotels in Granada (province)
Granada, GR The Hotel Macia Gran Via is a member of Sercotel Comfort Class Collection.
Granada, GR Modern hotel located next to Granada?s old town, just one kilometre from the cathedral and the famous Alhambra Palace.
Traditional hotel situated on a fashionable avenue in one of Granada?s residential areas, 500 metres from the cathedral.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Spain/Caparacena.asp   (904 words)

  
 Moorish Towns in southern Spain
city in southern Spain, capital of Granada Province in Andalusia, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, at the confluence of the Genil and Darro rivers.
The most impressive vestige of Granada's splendid Moorish civilization is the remaining section of the Alhambra, the fortress-palace of the Moorish rulers.
The city of Granada then entered its Golden Age, becoming extremely wealthy and gaining a wide reputation as a centre for art, literature, and science.
www.sonhex.dk /moorish.htm   (1012 words)

  
 History
Century; during the bloody Spanish civil war 1936-39, Lorca was taken to a village near to Granada and shot by a firing squad).
After the Romans, the next wave of invaders were the Visigoths, from Northern Europe, who occupied the city in the fifth century AD but made few changes to the civil, military, and religious status quo.
In 1238, it became the seat of the kingdom of Granada (the kingdom occupied the present provinces of Almería and Málaga and parts of Jaén and Cádiz), last refuge of the Moors, whom the Christian reconquest had driven south.
www.macalester.edu /geography/courses/geog261/ilondon/history.htm   (559 words)

  
 ESL Quiz - Granada, Spain (Ricardo Garcia Navarro) I-TESL-J   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Granada is one of ___ eight provinces in Andalusia, Spain.
The University of Granada ___ by King Charles V in 1531.
Federico Garcia Lorca, born in the province of Granada, ___ in this city.
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 SOL CÓRDOBA - Nature reserves, CÓRDOBA - SOL Spain On Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Sierra de Cardeña-Montoro Natural Park is situated in the north east of the province of Cordoba.
It is well-known to lodge one of the main paleontological deposits of the province: The Cave of the Angel.
The most important lagoon in the south of Cordoba, it is located in an area with 66 lagoons of Natural Reserve and another 304 which are within the Zone of Protection.
cordoba.sol.com /en/modulo.asp?IdProvincia=14&IdSubTipoCont=101   (320 words)

  
 SOL The Region of the Alpujarra Granada, GRANADA - SOL Spain On Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Alpujarra, as much a part of Granada as Almeria, is full of beautiful towns.
Lanjarón is one of the first towns on the Alpujarra belt and has cultivated a reputation for its thermal baths and medicinal waters.
Ugijar is considered to be the most important town in the eastern part of the Alpujarra towards Granada, similar to Orgiva which is in the west.
granada.sol.com /modulo.asp?IdProvincia=18&IdContenido=977   (1241 words)

  
 GRANADA Homepage / GRANADAINFO
Arena Apartment In the main square of Granada.
Cortijo del Pino House in the country (3km from the centre of Granada).
When you are in Granada one of the greatest pleasures is stroll around the Albaicín (the old part of the city) having drinks at the terrace/restaurant/bars.
www.granadainfo.com /english.htm   (764 words)

  
 Granada, Andalucia, Spain
The Province of Granada consists of 168 towns.
Villa Blanca is a rural bed and breakfast guesthouse on the edge of the tranquil village of Limones (lemons), in the province of Granada.
It is the main centre of a vast region that reaches as far north as the province of Jaén, and south to Almería.
www.hotcosta.com /cnt/19.htm   (580 words)

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