Andalucian Ranges

Range TypePolitically-defined sub-range
Highest PointMulhacén (3479 m/11,414 ft)
CountriesSpain (98%), Portugal (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesAndalucía (68%), Extremadura (13%), Castilla-La Mancha (10%), Murcia (7%), Beja (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area129,078 sq km / 49,837 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent376 km / 233 mi North-South
620 km / 385 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 41' N; 4° 9' W
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Map of Andalucian Ranges
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Andalucian Ranges.
Iberian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Portugal-GaliciaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Cordillera CantabricaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         PyreneesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Castile RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sistema IbericoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Balearic IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Andalucian RangesLevel 3
                 Sierra MorenaLevel 4 (Child)
                 Central Andalucian RangesLevel 4 (Child)
                 Sierra Nevada RangesLevel 4 (Child)
                 Segura-MurciaLevel 4 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Andalucian Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mulhacén347911,414Sierra Nevada Ranges
2.Veleta339611,142Sierra Nevada Ranges
3.Alcazaba336511,040Sierra Nevada Ranges
4.Mulhacén II336211,030Sierra Nevada Ranges
5.Pico del Púlpito28039196Sierra Nevada Ranges
6.Alto del Chorrillo27218927Sierra Nevada Ranges
7.Chullo26128570Sierra Nevada Ranges
8.Mojón del Trigo26068550Sierra Nevada Ranges
9.Prado Llano25788458Sierra Nevada Ranges
10.Peñones de San Francisco-Peñón Sur25568386Sierra Nevada Ranges
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mulhacén347911,414Sierra Nevada Ranges
3.Cerro Mágina21657103Central Andalucian Ranges
4.Bañuela13224337Sierra Morena

Photos of Peaks in the Andalucian Ranges


Mulhacen's rocky profile, from the summit of Veleta (1985-07-23).

Veleta, in the distance, from the summit of Mulhacen (1985-07-23).
Cerro Jabalcuz
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The summit building on Cerro Jabalcuz, looking eastwards. (2018-02-15). Photo by Rod Munro.
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Rock of Gibraltar
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Gibraltar (2011-06-29). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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