Seville

Spain

History

Seville started as a Iberian town. In the 2nd century BCE the Romans took control followed by the Kingdom of the Silingi Vandals in the 5th century CE. In 461 it was passed under the Visigothic rule. The town fell to the Muslims in 711 under the rule of Ixvillia.

The Muslims lost power of Sevilla in 1248 to Spanish Christians under Ferdinand lll, who lead them in the exploration of America(Britannica). Learn more about Seville's history.

Location

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Spain is located...

-Northeastern Hemisphere

-Southwestern Europe

-Southwest to Madrid (Spain's capital)

-On the Iberian Peninsula


Spain Borders...

-Mediterranean Sea

-Bay of Biscay

-Atlantic Ocean

-Straight of Gibraltar

-France and Andorra (to the Southwest)

-Portugal (to the East)

-Morocco and Algeria (to the North)


Seville is located...

-Southwest in Spain

-Southwest of Madrid

-On the Rio Guadalquivir

-In the community of Andalusia

National Anthem

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Sports Played

Popular sporting events to watch in Seville are bullfights, basketball, and fútbol(soccer). Soccer is not only a professional sport in Seville but it is a popular sport played across the city. People often go to Seville to play golf on their courses.

Natural Recources

Population

Spain's Population...
47.27 million

Seville's Population...
702,355

-4th most populated city in Spain

Climate

  • Average Temperature is 67ºF
  • 2,918 hours of sunshine per year (high)
  • Average of 21 inches of rain per year (low)
  • Only 66 rainy days a year

Fun Facts

  • From Jackson-Hartsfield Airport, it would take 8 hours and 36 minutes to fly to Seville
  • We are 4,275 miles from Seville
  • Citizens of Seville often say that there is no need to travel anywhere else
  • A survey of travelers who visited cities around Spain said the Seville was by far the most favorite
  • It's motto is NO8DO which stands for "No me ha dejado," which means "It (Seville) has not abandoned me"
  • Seville's cathedral holds Christopher Columbus' tomb, but no one knows if he's actually buried there