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Cordoba Located in Andalusia, Cordoba is the capital of the southern province of Cordoba. Cordoba was founded by the Romans and gained in power because it controlled the Guadalquivir River, along with most of the region’s trade. From about 929 to 1030, Cordoba was the capital of the Caliphate of Cordoba, controlling almost all of what is now Spain.
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Moorish Heritage The Cordoban Moors constructed more than 1000 mosques during their rule. By far the greatest mosque is called the Mezquita. Originally constructed from 784 to 987, the building is notable for its myriad columns of precious stones like jasper, marble, and onyx. The Mezquita received a significant alteration when the Christians conquered the city, a cathedral nave right in the middle of the building. Protested by the Muslims, the cathedral may have preserved the Mezquita from the Inquisition.
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Modern Cordoba Cordoba is the only provincial capital in Spain controlled by a leftist coalition. Skilled floral arrangements
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