Seville is located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula, in the heart of the Autonomous Region of Andalusia.
Seville is the capital of Andalusia, with a population of 704.114 inhabitants within the metropolitan area (it is the fourth largest city in Spain). The total population of some 105 towns within the province reaches 1.758.720 inhabitants who are spread out over an area of 14.042 square kilometres. Seville is considered the artistic, cultural, financial, economic and social center of southern Spain.
Situated just 6 meters above sea level on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, the urban center extends towards the towns of Aljarafe, Las Marismas (salt marshes), the Doñana National Park and the Sierra Norte and Sierra Sur mountains.
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Of course, gastronomy is very important in Seville. If you want to know more about tapas (history, a glossary of the most usual terms and a quite thorough list of places to eat), click here
You can find tourist information at the following pages: