Granada is a province of southern Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Andalusia. It is bordered by the provinces of Albacete, Murcia, Almería, Jaén, Córdoba, Málaga, and the Mediterranean Sea (along the Costa Tropical). Its capital city is also called Granada.
The province covers an area of 12,635 km2 (4,878 sq mi). Its population was 876,184 as of 2006, of whom about 30% live in the capital, and its average population density is 64.82/km2 (167.9/sq mi). It contains 170 municipalities.