Sierra Nevada (Spain) facts for kids
View of the Sierra Nevada
|Elevation||3,479 m (11,414 ft)|
Location in Spain
|Location||Provinces of Granada, Almería and Málaga|
|Parent range||Penibaetic System|
It is a popular tourist destination, as its high peaks make skiing possible in Europe's most southern ski resort after Ski Centre on the island of Crete in an area along the Mediterranean Sea predominantly known for its warm temperatures and abundant sunshine. At its foothills is found the city of Granada and, a little farther, Málaga and Almería.
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Sierra Nevada - view from Granada city
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