La Rioja, Spain

La Rioja is an autonomous community on the northern part of Spain. It covers 5,045 sq km (1,948 sq mi), making it the smallest mainland region of Spain. La Rioja has a population of 309,000 people (2012 estimate). Its capital is Logroño.

Benasque, Spain

Benasque is a town in the province of Huesca, in the autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain. More on Benasque Located high in the mountains, at an altitude of 1138 m above sea level, Benasque experiences a cold mountain climate. The people here speak Patués, a Catalan-Aragonese dialect which has features of Gascon. Visiting Benasque Take […]

Andalusia, Spain

Andalusia is one of the seventeen autonomous communities of Spain. It covers 87,268 sq km (33,694 sq mi) and has a population of 8.3 million people. It is the second largest region, or autonomous community as it is called, in the country, with also the second highest population. More details about Andalusia Andalusia borders Murcia […]

Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena is a city in the province and autonomous community of Murcia, in southeastern Spain. It covers 558.3 sq km (215.6 sq mi) and has a population of 219,000 people (2012 estimate). The city gave its name to Cartagena, Colombia. More on Cartagena Cartagena is today a major naval station. Its position as a naval […]

Huelva, Spain

Huelva is a city in the autonomous region of Andalusia in southern Spain. It covers 149 sq km (58 sq mi) and has a population of 150,000 people (2012 estimate). Huelva is located on the coast of the Gulf of Cadiz, where the river Odiel meets the river Tinto. The city is not far from […]