ANDALUCIA´S DAY 28TH FEBRUARY


If you love Andalusia, you have to celebrate this day wherever you are! On 28th February 1980 Andalucia became an autonomous community in Spain, and citizens are so proud of it.

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DO YOU KNOW WHAT "ANDALUCIA" IS IT?

Andalucia is a south Spanish region established as an autonomous community. It is the most populated and the second largest in the area of the autonomous communities in the country (the first one is Castile and León). Its name in english is Andalusia, with "s" instead of "c".

Top view Andalucia - Malaga Trips
Top view Andalucia - Malaga Trips

HOW MANY PROVINCES ARE THERE IN ANDALUCIA?

The territory is divided into eight provinces: Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga and Seville, which is the capital of Andalucia.

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Provinces Map Andalucia - Malaga-Trips

WHAT ABOUT GIBRALTAR?

The small British overseas territory of Gibraltar shares a three-quarter-mile land border with the Andalusian province of Cádiz at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar. If you would like to visit United Kingdom in this area, you can book from 47,90€ a day trip to Gibraltar from Malaga easily (transportation included)!

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Rock of Gibraltar - Malaga Trips


DO YOU KNOW WHY THIS REGION IS CALLED "ANDALUCIA"?

The name "Andalucia" (Andalusia in english) is derived from the Arabic word Al-Andalus. This area is world-famous for bullfighting, climate, flamenco, gastronomy and tapas, fiestas, beaches...but also for the history and culture.

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Nerja, typical white village in Andalucia - Malaga Trips

THE MOST FAMOUS HIGHLIGHT IN ANDALUCIA IS...

If you would like to know more about this wonderful area of the world, you should visit at least:

  • Jaén: Olive oil, Ubeda and Nature Park Sierras de Cazorla and the Cathedral,
  • Almería: Beaches, Oasys and mini Hollywood, Cabo de Gata.
  • Huelva: Doñana National Park , white and endless beaches.

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La Alhambra of Granada - Malaga Trips

ANDALUCIA´S FLAG AND COLOURS

Here you can see the colours of our region! Green and white!

Andalusia´s Flag - Malaga Trips
Andalusia´s Flag - Malaga Trips

HOW DO WE CELEBRATE ANDALUCIA´S DAY?

It is a Bank Holiday, so children at school sing the anthem of Andalusia and eat bread with olive oil. There are special culture acts at the street and some flags at the balconies.

Wishing to have you here very soon! I really hope you liked this post! Have fun Andalusia!

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Typical Breakfast - Malaga Trips

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