- Seville is city located in Spain (Europe) and is the capital of the autonomous community of Andalusia (the most southern region of Spain). It is situated on the plain of the River Guadalquivir. The inhabitants of the city are known as sevillanos (feminine form: sevillanas) or hispalenses. Sevillanos are very well-known for their fierce pride in their city.
- Seville is the fourth largest city of Spain with a municipal population of about 720 000.
- Seville´s old town is the largest in Spain and one of the three largest in Europe along with Venice and Genoa.
- Seville has a hot Mediterranean climate, here you can enjoy more than 300 days of sun a year. It´s pleasure to visit this town in every season, the winters are quite cool and the summers are hot with temperatures ranging between 28°C and 37°C, but as Seville is close to the sea, it still gets the nice sea breezes, making the hot weather tolerable.
- This town is also the industrial center of southern Spain. The main sectors are the chemical and pharmaceutical as well as the metal industry.
- The province of Sevilla has traditionally been an agricultural region, it has an important production of citrus fruits and olives.
- In 1992 Seville has hosted international important event - the Expo and in 1999 the world championship in athletics.
- People in Seville celebrates every year two important events, which are famous not only in Spain but all over the world. The first event is Semana Santa (Wholly Week), which is a religious festival with processions carrying images of the Virgin Maria or Christ. Two weeks after celebrate 'La Feria de Abril', a week long town celebration in an open square with music, dancing, concerts, eating and drinking.
- The busy city centre is well pedestrianised and many of the best attractions are within easy walking distance.
- With a subtropical climate the coastline has many wonderful beaches and has become a very popular place to spend holidays, particularly in and around the Costa del Sol.
- In Seville you can visit many interesting places as the Parque Maria Luisa - a vast parkland in the centre, the Plaza de Espana - a semicircular plaza that formed the centrepiece at the city's famous 1929 Exposition, Seville Cathedral, the Giralda tower, the Alcázar fortress-palace and countless further major monuments.
- Seville is well known for citrus agriculture. Orange are usually smaller and harder than eating oranges, Arabs are thought to have carried it to Arabia in the 9th Century, and it had reached Spain by the end of the 12th Century. For 500 years, it was the only orange in Europe and it was the first orange to reach the New World.
- The city of Seville has created a very distinct personality and is a very well preserved center for history. While the city did experience much in the way of medieval, renaissance, and baroque heritage, Arabic culture played a big role in influencing the city.
- Many who visit a variety of cities in Spain saw that Seville is their favourite by far.
- Sevillanos spend most of their time on the streets going to local cafeterias or other places.
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