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Brazilian brownish-pink Andalusite. Named after the Andalusia province of Spain where it was discovered in 1789, Andalusite is a popular collector’s gemstone, best known for its extreme pleochroism...

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Located in Logroño (the capital of La Rioja), in the northern province of Spain: Fountain in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento.

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El Caminito del Rey (The King’s little pathway) near Álora in the province of Málaga, Spain

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Short Sword with atrophied antennae from the necropolis of "La Osera" in the province of Ávila (Spain). Beginning of the Iron Age Culture Cogotas-II. National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid

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Castilla–La Mancha is an autonomous community of Spain.It is one of the most sparsely populated of Spain's autonomous communities. Its capital city is Toledo. Castilla–La Mancha was formerly grouped with the province of Madrid into New Castile but with the advent of the modern Spanish system of autonomous regions, it was separated due to great demographic disparity between the capital and the remaining New-Castilian provinces.

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CASTLES OF SPAIN - Castillo de Vélez-Blanco, Almería, Spain. is located in the municipality of Vélez-Blanco, province of Almería, Andalusia. It was built by Governor of Murcia, Pedro Fajardo (1st Marquis of The Vélez). Following his appointment as Marquis, he set the headquarters of his new dominion by undertaking the construction of the local castle on the remains of an ancient and important Islamic citadel. It is situated on a hill overlooking the town.

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Granada - a Walking Tour-Several pictures of our visit to the city of Granada (Spain), capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. The Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace, is the most renowned building of the Andalusian Islamic historical legacy with its many cultural attractions that make Granada a very popular destination among all the touristic cities of Spain.

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This is the Barcelona tile at Plaza de España in seville, a city known for its tiles. There are 58 benches in the plaza like this one that depict the provinces of Spain. Each one is so beautifully detailed and I love that they exemplify different cities around Spain instead of solely Seville itself.

Plaza de España, built on the occasion of the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929, the Plaza España is a vast semi-circle 200 m. in diameter surrounded by an impressive palace of brick and ceramics, one of the wonders of the city. Its blue ceramic tiles, the azulejos, tell the history of the provinces of Spain, in alphabetical order, in EI Porvenir, Seville, Andalucía_ Spain