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According to the 2021 national census, the population of the city of Granada itself was 227,383, and the population of the entire municipal area was estimated at 231,775, making it the 20th largest urban area in Spain.
About 3.3% of the population did not have Spanish citizenship, with the largest number of these people coming from South America.
The nearest airport is Granada-Jaén Federico García Lorca Airport.
The area has been inhabited since ancient times by the Iberians, Romans and Visigoths.
The current settlement became a major city of Al-Andalus in the 11th century during the time of Zirid Taifa in Granada.
In the 13th century it became the capital of the Emirate of Granada under Nasrid rule, the last Muslim state on the Iberian Peninsula.
Granada was conquered in 1492 by the Catholic monarchs and gradually became a Christian city during the 16th century.
The Alhambra, a medieval citadel and Nasrid palace, is located in Granada.
It is one of the most famous monuments of Islamic architecture and one of the most visited tourist sites in Spain.
Influences from the Islamic period and Moorish architecture also survive in the Albaycín district and other medieval sites in the city.
The 16th century also saw the flowering of Mudejar and Renaissance architecture, which was later followed by the Baroque and Churrigueresque styles.
The University of Granada has approximately 47,000 students across five different campuses in the city.
The pomegranate is the heraldic symbol of Granada.
The historical name of Granada in Arabic was غرناطة.
Both the meaning and origin of the name are unclear and debated.
This place name definitely existed before the Zirid period in the 11th century.
It probably first appeared in the 9th century, and has been found in Arabic sources since the 10th century.