Córdoba - information about the city

Córdoba is a city in Andalusia, southern Spain, and the capital of the province of Córdoba. An Iberian and Roman city in ancient times, in the Middle Ages it became the capital of an Islamic caliphate. The old town contains numerous architectural reminders of when Corduba was the capital of Hispania Ulterior during the Roman Republic and capital of Hispania Baetica during the Roman Empire; and when Qurṭuba was the capital of the Islamic Caliphate of Córdoba, including most of the Iberian peninsula. It has been estimated that in the 10th century and beginning of the 11th century, Córdoba was the most populous city in the world, and during these centuries became the intellectual center of Europe. Today it is a moderately-sized modern city
Source of description http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Córdoba,_Andalusia

Córdoba - tourist attractions

markerA Cathedral–Mosque of Córdoba Cathedral–Mosque of Córdoba is a World Heritage Site. The Cathedral and former Great Mosque of Córdoba, in ecclesiastical terms the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (English: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption ), and known by the inhabitants of Córdoba as the Mezquita-Catedral (Mosque–... Cathedral–Mosque of Córdoba - photo
markerB Roman bridge of Córdoba The Roman bridge of Córdoba is a bridge in Córdoba, Andalusia, southern Spain, built in the early 1st century BC across the Guadalquivir river. It is included in the small preserved area known as Sotos de la Albolafia. The bridge was built by the Romans in the early 1st century BC, perhaps replacing... Roman bridge of Córdoba - photo
markerC Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos (Spanish for "Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs"), also known as the Alcázar of Córdoba, is a medieval Alcázar located in Córdoba, Spain next to the Guadalquivir River and near the Grand Mosque. The Alcázar takes its name from the Arabic word القصر ( Al-Qasr, mean... Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos - photo

Relevant data

Geographical coordinates: 37.8833, -4.7667
Approximate population: 328,547

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