Granada Facts
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Granada Fast Facts

Population300,000 (approx.)
Autonomous Community Andalusia/ Andalucía
PeopleGranadinos
GeographySet in southern Spain, nestled below the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains. Less than 1 hour from the beaches of the Costa Tropical.
ClimateSunny, hot, dry summers from June-September. Cool winters, variable rain.
Average Yearly Temperature15ºC (60º F)
Local fareAll kinds of plentiful and delicious tapas: breaded eggplant, anchovies, olives, lots of ham, fried fish, cheeses, chorizo, gazpacho.
Tourist Office In the Corral de Carbón on calle Mariana Pineda (just east of the cathedral)
Tel (+34) 958 221 022
Did you know?Granada was the last stronghold of Muslim Spain, known as "Al-Andalus." It fell to the Catholic Kings in 1492, after almost 800 years of Arab occupation.

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