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Culture in Seville, Andalucia, Spain, Europe
Exploring Seville Province
Seville is not just a city but the name of the province of which it is the capital. Seville province borders both Malaga province (west) and Cadiz province (east) within the larger autonomous region of Andalucia. The towns found within the province of Seville are diverse, have a rich history, and many are well worth visiting for the day. See the below links for information:-
The palm tree lined town of Constantina can be found in the Sierra Norte National Park between Seville and Cordoba. It has a population of 7,000 making this town the largest in the northern part of the province.
The town of Las Navas de la Concepcion can be found in the northern-most part of Seville province, on the border with Cadiz province.
The town of Cazalla de la Sierra comprises a population of 5,000 high in a mountainous zone surrounded by woodland. Cazalla is linked with Seville by road and train.
El Pedroso is 2,500 strong town nestled in the foothills of the Sierra de el Pedroso mountains. The town plays host to several old religious buildings.
Alanis is a pretty town with 2,000 inhabitants. It sits atop a hill with a restored castle at it's peak.
Castilblanco was an important town during the Middle Ages due to its location on the route between Seville and Castile (to the north).
The attractive town of Penaflor is home to a number of interesting buildings, not least the various Roman ruins such as the city port, Roman baths, and Aqueducts.
The town of Villanueva del Rio, with a populace of around 5,500 has a long history of mining. This is clearly evident in the area surrounding the town and part of the reason.
La Rinconada is the largest town in the La Vega municipality within Seville province and has a population of around 27,000 people.
The town of Santiponce is located some fifteen minutes drive from Seville and has a population of around 7,000. The town would be rather unremarkable if it did not (partly) overlie the Roman ruins of Italica.
Carmona has an important history, with pre-historic remains found here alongside the ruins of the buildings of later Roman settlers. Carmona was also the capital of a small city-state under the Moors.
The town of Alcala de Guadaira is one of the largest in the Campina municipality, which within the province of Seville. It has a population of 56,000 people.
The town of Moron is made up mainly of white houses perched atop a hill looking out over flat farming lands.
The town of Osuna is home to just under 20,000 people. It has been an important town since Roman times and is still regarded as a place where affluent people reside.
The town of Ecija is one of the larest in the province with a populace of 38,000. Though it has been around since Roman times the town is best known for it's many baroque towers.
The town of Lebrija has long served as a centre for many of the agricultural towns that surround it. It is also well known as a centre for Flamenco dance, and for the ceramics that it produces.
Seville Tourist Office
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FAX +34 954 590919
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Exploring Seville Province, Towns Outside Seville, Andalucia, Spain
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