ANDALUCIA HISTORY, SHORTLY
The first settlers of Andalusia, as far as we know, were Pebble Culture, from 600,000 years B.C., Tartessians 2,000 B.C., the first kingdom in Europe, or (Tartessos), Iberians, 1,000 B.C., Phoenicians 1.200 B.C., who founded Cadiz in 1,100 B.C., the oldest City of the West, Celts, 600 B.C., Greeks, 500 B.C., Romans in 206 B.C., Carthaginians in 236 B.C., Jewish in 135, Vandals, vandalos (Vandalucia) in 411, Visigoths in 458, Bizantines in 571, Moors in 711 and untill 1492, they formed what was called Al-Andalus and it was a territory that included most of Spain. During seven Centuries the Christians in Spain, fought many times against the Moors and other circumstantial allies, untill with the marriage of Queen Isabella of Castille and King Ferdinand of Aragon both kingdoms were united, finally expelling the Moors and united Spain.
Andalusia has a mild climate, its wonderful beaches that stretch from Murcia to Portugal, the snow in Granada reaches a kilometres to the sea, the olives tree in Jaen, their Parks and Nature Reserves, the best conserved of Europe as far as flora and fauna are concerned with many species extinguished in Europe here still, its famous white Towns, its flamenco songs and dances,friendly likeable people and its wonderful life-style.
Andalusia is an Autonomous-Community inside Spain, with self-goverment and Parliament and it is divided in 8 Provinces. This Site is structured by Provinces and Activities.