Andalusia is the meeting point of two continets, Africa and Europe, as well as the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
It is located at the southernmost point of Europe, an area bigger than for instants The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria or even Switerland, actual it is 17,3% of whole Spain. Andalusia has 7 provinces how are named after their capitals, Sevilla, Córdoba, Huelva, Jaén, Cádiz, Almería, Granada and Málaga.
Andalusia is one of the warmest regions anywhere in Europe. It has a warm, Mediterranean climate with dry, hot summers and mild winters with infrequent precipitation. If there is one characteristic trait of Andalusia’s atmosphere, it is its light. The high proportion of hours of sunshine marks the cheerful, hospitable character of the region’s people.
The diversity, expanse and ecological wealth of Andalusia bring together the highest peaks of the Iberian Peninsula in Sierra Nevada, large areas of wetland, dense, shady forests, volcanic deserts and all but untouched areas of coastline.