SPANISH POSTCARD 6 September 3rd 2011 Granada is the capital of the province with the same name, situated in the eastern part of the region of Andalusia.The city of Granada is located at the foot of the sierra Nevada mountains at the confluences of the Darro and Genil rivers.
In the late Middle Ages, the Moors sought to create their own version of paradise on Earth at a place they called the Alhambra in what is now Granada, Spain.
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Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Granada Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more