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Andalusie (lang; Spaingie: Andalucía, IPA: [andaluˈθi.a] or [andaluˈsi.a]) is the maist populous an the seicont lairgest in aurie o the autonomous commonties o Spain. The Andalusie autonomous commonty is offeecially recognised as a naitionality o Spain.[4] The territory is dividit intae aicht provinces: Huelva, Seville, Cádiz, Córdoba, Málaga, Jaén, Granada an Almería. Its caipital an lairgest ceety is Seville (Spainyie: Sevilla).

Andalucía (in Spaingie)
Autonomous Commonty
Banner o Andalusie
Coat o airms o Andalusie
Coat o airms
Motto(s): Andalucía por sí, para España y la humanidad[1]
Anthem: La bandera blanca y verde
Location o Andalusie athin Spain
Location o Andalusie athin Spain
Coordinates: 37°23′N 5°59′W / 37.383°N 5.983°W / 37.383; -5.983
Kintra  Spain
Caipital Seville
 • Bouk Junta de Andalucía
 • Preses José Antonio Griñán (PSOE)
Aurie(17.2% o Spain)
 • Total 87,268 km2 (33,694 sq mi)
Aurie rank 2nt
Population (2011)[2]
 • Tot 8,424,102
 • Rank 1st
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
 • Percent 17.84% o Spain
Demonym(s) Andalusie, andaluz (m), andaluza (f)
ISO 3166-2 AN
Offeecial leids Spainyie
Statute o Autonomy 30 December 1981,
2002 (statute revised),
2007 (revised again)[3]
Legislatur Parliament o Andalusie
Congress 62 deputies (o 350)
Senate 40 senators (o 264)

Andalusie is in the sooth o the Iberie Peninsulae, immediately sooth o the autonomous communities o Extremadura an Castile-La Mancha; wast o the autonomous commonty o Murcie an the Mediterranean Sea; east o Portugal an the Atlantic Ocean; an north o the Mediterranean Sea an the Strait o Gibraltar, whilk separates Spain frae Morocco, an the Atlantic Ocean. The sma Breetish owerseas territory o Gibraltar skares a three-quarter-mile land mairch wi the Andalusie province o Cádiz at the eastren end o the Strait o Gibraltar.

Andalusia haes three major geographic subregions. In the north, the muntainous Sierra Morena separates Andalusie frae the plains o Extremadura an Castile-La Mancha on Spain's Meseta Central. Sooth o that, ane can distinguish Upper Andalusie, generally the Baetic Seestem, frae Lawer Andalusie wi its Baetic Depression o the glen o the Guadalquivir.



  1. "Himno y escudo". Junta de Andalucia. 
  2. "Official Population Figures of Spain. Population on the 1 January 2009" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 11 June 2009. Retrieved 3 June 2009. 
  3. Magone, José (2008). Contemporary Spanish Politics. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0-415-42189-8. 
  4. Boletín Oficial del Estado of Spain, n. 68 of 2007/03/20, p. 11872. Estatuto de Autonomía de Andalucía. Artículo 1: «Andalucía, como nacionalidad histórica y en el ejercicio del derecho de autogobierno que reconoce la Constitución, se constituye en Comunidad Autónoma en el marco de la unidad de la nación española y conforme al artículo 2 de la Constitución.»

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