The Andalusian autonomous community is officially recognised as a "historical nationality". The territory is divided into eight provinces: Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga, and Seville. Its capital city is Seville. The seat of the High Court of Justice of Andalusia is located in the city of Granada.
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The name Andalusia is the modern version of the Arabic language Al-Andalus (الأندلس), name used by the Muslims for all of the territory of the Iberian Peninsula under their control. During that period, northern Iberian Peninsula was controlled by Christian kings and the southern Iberian Peninsula was controlled by Muslims. In 711 CE, the Muslims invaded the Iberian Peninsula, then controlled by Christians of Visigothic origin. By 719 the Muslims conquered all of the peninsula except for a small area in the northern Pyrenees Mountains. The Muslims used the name Al-Andalus for all of the territory of the Iberian Peninsulaunder their control. Christians in the north waged war for more than seven centuries against the Muslims, gradually taking over more and more of the southern areas. This process of war is called the Reconquista (a Spanish and Portuguese word meaning "to conquest again"). In the year 1492, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain retook the last stronghold in the sou...
The Andalusian coat of arms shows the figure of Hercules and two lions between the two pillars of Hercules that tradition puts on both sides of the Strait of Gibraltar. The words below read Andalucía por sí, para España y la Humanidad ("Andalusia by herself, for Spain and Humanity"). Over the two columns is an arch in the colors of the flag of Andalusia, with the Latin words Dominator Hercules Fundator. The official flag of Andalusia has three equal horizontal stripes, colored green, white, and green respectively; the Andalusian coat of arms is on the central stripe. It was approved in a meeting in 1918 of Andalusian nationalists at Ronda, a city in the province of Málaga. The anthem of Andalusia was composed by José del Castillo Díaz with lyrics by Blas Infante. The music was inspired by Santo Dios, a religious folk song sung at harvest time by peasants. The national holiday, the Día de Andalucía, is celebrated on 28 February.
Andalusia consists of eight provinces. Each of the Andalusian provinces bears the same name as its capital:
The Andalusians are the inhabitants of Andalusia of the southern region in Iberian Peninsula. They are generally considered an ethnically distinct peoples because of the two of the most important markers of distinctiveness: their own language and an awareness of a presumed common origin. Andalusian is said to be a distinct dialect of Spanish, although it is debatable, according to the nationalists. The Andalusians have a rich culture which includes the famous flamenco style of music and dance, even though it was adopted by the Spanish gypsieswho have changed it and monopolized into their own culture.
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Andalusia, also known as the Nicholas Biddle Estate, is a historic mansion and estate located on the Delaware River, just north of Philadelphia, in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The community surrounding it, Andalusia, takes its name from the 225-acre estate. Andalusia.
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Andalusia is located along the Mississippi River at WikiMiniAtlas41°26′26″N 90°43′15″W / 41.44056°N 90.72083°W / 41.44056; -90.72083(41.440431, -90.720932). According to the 2010 census, Andalusia has a total area of 1.181 square miles (3.06 km2), of which 1.18 square miles (3.06 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.001 square miles (0.00 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.
At the 2000 census there were 1,050 people, 402 households, and 307 families living in the village. The population density was 1,463.4 people per square mile (563.1/km2). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 578.4 per square mile (222.5/km2). The racial makeupof the village was 97.05% White, 0.57% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.76% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.19%. Of the 402 households 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 18.9% of households were one person and 8.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.02. The age distribution was 24.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% 65 or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 10...
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Andalusia is an historic neighborhood and unincorporated community in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, bordering Philadelphia along the Poquessing Creek. The ZIP Code is 19020. The area is the southernmost part of the township and of the county.
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Andalusia's statute of autonomy defines Andalusians as the Spanish citizens who reside in any of the municipalities of Andalusia, as well as those Spaniards who reside abroad and had their last Spanish residence in Andalusia, and their descendants. Since reform in 2007, the statute identifies the region as a " historic nationality " in the ...
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The Parliament of Andalusia is the devolved, unicameral legislature of the autonomous community of Andalusia, having legislative power in regional matters as defined by the Spanish Constitution of 1978 and the regional Statute of Autonomy, as well as the ability to vote confidence in or withdraw it from a regional president. Voting for the Parliament is on the basis of universal suffrage, which comprises all nationals over eighteen, registered in Andalusia and in full enjoyment of their polit...
The term of the Parliament of Andalusia expires four years after the date of its previous election, unless it is dissolved earlier. The election decree shall be issued no later than the twenty-fifth day prior to the date of expiry of parliament and published on the following day in the Official Gazette of the Regional Government of Andalusia (BOJA), with election day taking place on the fifty-fourth day from publication barring any date within from 1 July to 31 August. The previous electionwa...
The table below shows the status of the different parliamentary groups in the Parliament at the present time.
The electoral law allows for parties and federations registered in the interior ministry, coalitions and groupings of electorsto present lists of candidates. Parties and federations intending to form a coalition ahead of an election are required to inform the relevant Electoral Commission within ten days of the election call, whereas groupings of electors need to secure the signature of at least one percent of the electorate in the constituencies for which they seek election, disallowing electors from signing for more than one list of candidates. Below is a list of the main parties and electoral alliances which will likely contest the election:Graphical summaryPoll resultsOpinion poll sourcesOther