Andalucía es una comunidad autónoma española compuesta por ocho provincias: Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga y Sevilla. Su capital es Sevilla y tiene la sede del Tribunal Superior de Justicia en Granada. Es la comunidad autónoma más poblada (7.975.672 habitantes, en 2006) y la segunda más extensa, lo que unido a su historia y cultura le confiere un peso singular y decisivo en el conjunto de España. Andalucía se encuentra situada en el extremo suroccidental de Europa, limitando al sur con el estrecho de Gibraltar, el mar Mediterráneo y el peñón de Gibraltar, y al oeste con la República de Portugal y el océano Atlántico. Dentro de España, limita al norte con Extremadura y Castilla-La Mancha, al este con la Región de Murcia.
Andalusia - Autonomous Community of Andalusia
Andalusia is an autonomous community of Spain. Andalusia is the most populous and the second largest, in terms of its land area, of the seventeen autonomous communities of the Kingdom of Spain. It has very fertile land, which is suitable for farming. This is because the Guadalquivir River flows through it. Its capital is Seville. Andalusia is bounded on the north by the autonomous communities of Extremadura and Castilla-La Mancha; on the east by the autonomous community of Murcia and the Mediterranean Sea; on the west by ► Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar, which separates Spain from ► Morocco, and the Atlantic Ocean. The British colony of ► Gibraltar shares a three-quarter-mile land border with the Andalusian province of Cádiz at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar.
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