Andalucia, 87,591 sq. km, has a population of 7,850,000. This is 18% of Spainīs population, making Andalucia the largest of Spainīs Autonomous Communities, Due to its size as the second largest of the seventeen autonomous communities that constitute Spain, the population density is only 90 per km sq. It is made up of 8 provinces, each named after their capital city:
Almeria - total area 8,769 kmē, population 615,700, population density 70.21/kmē. It has 8 regions, 103 municipal areas and 521 populated places.
Cadiz - total area 7,442 kmē, population 1,183,200, population density 158.99/kmē. It has 4 regions, 44 municipal areas and 127 populated places.
Cordoba - total area 13,769 kmē, population 780,400, population density 56.68/kmē. It has 5 regions, 75 municipal areas and 205 populated places.
Granada - total area 12,635 kmē, population 845,300, population density 66.90/kmē. It has 6 regions, 168 municipal areas and 424 populated places.
Huelva - total area 10,134 kmē, population 483,700, population density 47.73/kmē. It has 5 regions, 79 municipal areas and 175 populated places.
Jaen - total area 13,484 kmē, population 655,500, population density 48.61/kmē. It has 6 regions, 96 municipal areas and 287 populated places.
Malaga - total area 7,309 kmē, population 1,469,100, population density 201.01/kmē. It has 6 regions, 100 municipal areas and 293 populated places.
Sevilla (capital) - total area 14,056 kmē, population 1,825,400, population density 129.87/kmē. It has 5 regions, 105 municipal areas and 207 populated places.
The Andalucian landscape is extremely diverse. The highest mountains in mainland Spain, the Sierra Nevada, lie next to the most arid place in Europe. The huge scale relief shows a massive valley: high inland plains running west to low coastal wetlands, emerging from mountain ranges to the north and south.