Seville is a municipality and a city of southern Spain, and the capital of the autonomous community of Andalucía. It is the most populated city in Andalusia and the fourth most populated in Spain after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.
Seville’s old quarter spans over 3.9 km², which makes it the largest in Spain and the sixth-largest in Europe, after those of Rome, Naples, Venice, Florence, and Genevaoa.
Seville is one of the cities with the most cataloged monuments in Europe. Its historical and monumental heritage and its various scenic and cultural spaces make Seville Spain’s the third capital of tourism by the number of visitors, after Barcelona and Madrid.
The port of Seville, located about 70 km from the Atlantic Ocean, is the only seaport in Spain in an inland city, as the Guadalquivir River is can be sailed from its mouth at Sanlúcar de Barrameda to the capital of Seville.