Resin Fridge Magnet of Sevilla, Spain
Seville, written as Sevilla in Spanish is the biggest as well as the capital city of Andalusia and the Seville province of Spain. It is located on the Guadalquivir River's plain and has a population of more than 703000 people. Seville is a pretty city with lovely landscapes and many tourist attractions too. You can get a small piece of this city too in the form of a pretty resin fridge magnet displayed above. The magnet shows a view of this lovely city and is an apt memento of it. You can get this from world-wide-gifts.com.
More about the City
The inhabitants of Seville are commonly known as hispalenses after the Roman city 'Hispalis'; and they are also referred to as the 'sevillanos'; and the females are called the 'sevillanas.' Seville is the fourth biggest city of the country in terms of its size and ranks thirtieth in the European Union in terms of its population. The Old Town of Seville is an exciting place to visit; it is spread over an area of only 4km2 and contains three fantastic attractions: the Cathedral, General Archives of the Indies and the famous Alcazar palace compound; these buildings are also termed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The city has only one river port, the harbor of Seville; it is about eighty kilometers away from the Atlantic Ocean.
History of Seville
The city was established by the Romans and was named 'Hispalis'. Its name was later changed to Ishbiliya after the Muslims conquered it; Caliph Cordoba ruled over it till the Almoravids and the Almohads took over it. In 1248, Ferdinand III took charge of the city and made it a part of the Castile kingdom. Seville's importance grew as a trading port and the city began flourishing. It prospered the most during the 17th century and suffered from great devastation during the Spanish Civil War. Many years after the war ended, the city was made the capital of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia.