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Granada (province)

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. Its capital is Granada.

Its area is 12,635 km². Its population is 818,959 (2002), of whom about 30% live in the capital, and its population density is 64.82/km² It contains 168 municipalities. See List of municipalities in Granada.

The tallest mountain in continental Spain, Mulhacén, is located in Granada. It measures 3 481 m.

Granada shares the Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada (in the Sierra Nevada mountain range) with Almería province.