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About Seville

Seville is the capital and largest city of the autonomous region of Andalusia in southern Spain, and the fourth largest city in the country overall, with a metropolitan population of more than 1.5m people. It is a city full of vitality with an impressive historical heritage, offering a wide range of cultural, culinary, and leisure opportunities, and served by efficient modern infrastructure.

Founded in the fertile valley of the River Guadalquivir, Seville’s colourful history dates back thousands of years, leaving it with a distinct personality that blends together the various different cultures who have left their indelible marks on the city and its inhabitants. But the city also looks to a bright future, with younger generations aspiring to a unique model of prosperity in a green, friendly, smart, connected, and accessible city, of which innovation and new opportunities are hallmarks.

Seville is a city of joy, light, energy, and passion. Its unique cultural wealth and warm climate make it a popular tourist destination all year round, attracting millions of visitors every year. It is the cradle of Flamenco, a world-famous symbol of Spanish and Andalusian identity, which can be found in every corner of the city. Tapas is the world ambassador of Seville’s cuisine which is another example of how, here, everything is more enjoyable if shared with others. And the city’s historic old town contains a plethora of stunning sights and monuments, including a UNESCO World Heritage Site.