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. Its population is 876,184 (2006), of whom about 30% live in the capital, and its population density is 64.82/km². It contains 168 municipalities.