Granada is part of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia (which consists of much of the south of Spain, from Huelva to Almeria), and is located in the province of Granada.
The city is located 738 m above sea level
Two rivers flow through Granada: the Darro and the Genil
A population of around 250.000, of whom approximately 3.3 % don’t hold spanish citizenship
The University of Granada has the highest european mobility performance, with almost 10% of all students coming from foreign countries- every year, the University has more than 3750 incoming and outgoing students from abroad.
The Alhambra is the most famous landmark and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984. It is the most famous building of Islamic origin in Andalusia. The old Arabic quarter of the city, the Albaicín, is also a World Heritage Site.
Waterfalls in Monachil and hot springs in Santa Fe offer natural beauty near to the city.
30 minutes to the beach: the Costa Tropical (tropical coast) with its amazing climate and tropical fruits, as well as , importantly, beautiful beaches.
30 minutes to the Sierra Nevada and the Sierra Nevada National Park: therefore, there is the possibility of skiing in winter, going trekking in summer, and enjoying the fantastic panorama all year round.
15 minutes to Granada Airport, a small airport with a few external flights to major european airports.
90 minutes to Málaga Airport, a major airport with more than one hundred connections to airports throughout Europe.