Granada, Spain

By. Tommy Donelan

Location In Spain

Granada is 50 miles Northeast of Malaga, and it right to the west of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Major Rivers or Mountains

There are no major rivers, but the Sierra Nevada Mountains are to the east.

History

In 1238 Ibn al-Ahmar conquered Granada, and made it into his own kingdom.

Later Christian groups took over the city.

Granada was invaded in 1808 by Napoleon Boneparte.

Points of Interest

Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte, El legado andalusí Fundación Pública Andaluza & The School of Arabic Studies

Popular Food

Pig Ear is popular, along with all kinds of meat served cold, and food with fresh vegetables.

Weather

The summers are hot and dry, fall and spring are warm with low precipitation, and the winter is a little cold with very little snow.