Córdoba is a city that is part of Spain but it is located on the African continent, and once was an important Roman city, it was named as the capital of Hispania Baetica.
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- At one time, Cordoba was the world’s largest city counting about one million residents.
- Cordoba was a spot of peaceful coexistence of three different cultures: Jews, Muslims and Christians.
- Cordoba is the place of birth of the grand Roman philosopher Seneca.
- In Cordoba summer temperatures often reach more than 40 Celsius degrees (102 F).
Córdoba is twinned with:
Argentina Córdoba, Argentina
Galicia (Spain) A Coruña, A Coruña
Mexico Córdoba, Veracruz, Mexico
Morocco Fes, Morocco, since
Morocco Smara, Western Sahara
Brazil São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Cuba La Habana Vieja, Cuba
Syria Damascus, Syria
Germany Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Castile and León León, León, Castile
Pakistan Faisalabad, Pakistan
Uzbekistan Bukhara, Uzbekistan
England Manchester, England, United Kingdom
State of Palestine Bethlehem
Turkey Adana, Turkey
Libya Derna, Libya
Belgium La Louvière, Hainaut, Belgium
Elevation: 348 ft
Area: 1,253 km2
Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain