MORATALLA, a town of eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia, 40 m.
of the city of Murcia.
19 a easterly direction past the towns of Cieza and Archena to Murcia.
CARTAGENA, or CARTHAGENA, a seaport of south-eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia; in 37° 36' N.
Cartagena was a bishopric from about 400 to 1289, when the see was removed to Murcia.
of Murcia and about 15 m.
Elche is the meetingplace of three railways, from Novelda, Alicante and Murcia.
MAZARRON, a town of eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia, 19 m.
Wellington had further organized the Spanish forces - Castanos (40,000), with the guerrilla bands of Mina, Longa and others, was in Galicia, the Asturias and northern Spain; Copons (io,000) in Catalonia; Elio (20,000) in Murcia; Del Parque (12,000) in the Sierra Morena, and O'Donell (15,000) in Andalusia.
Traces of Roman glass manufactories have been found in Valencia and Murcia, in the valleys which run down to the coast of Catalonia, and near the mouth of the Ebro.
After a very brief period of office in 1815 he was sent as a prisoner to Murcia.
CARAVACA, a town of south-eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia; near the left bank of the river Caravaca, a tributary of the Segura.
But even in that orthodox age he became vizier to the amir of Murcia.
JUMILLA, a town of eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia, 40 m.
of Murcia by road, on the right bank of the Arroyo del Jua, a left-bank tributary of the Segura.
It is indigenous to the south of Spain and the north of Africa (where it is known as Halfa or Alfa), and is especially abundant in the sterile and rugged parts of Murcia and Valencia, and in Algeria, flourishing best in sandy, ferruginous soils, in dry, sunny situations on the sea coast.
He also received the bishopric of Cartagena in Murcia in 1521, and that of Albano in 1535.
formed in 1833 out of the northern half of Murcia, and bounded on the N.
by Murcia, and W.
The railway from Madrid to Albacete passes south-westward to Chinchilla, where it bifurcates, one line going to Murcia, and the other to Alicante.
by Murcia and the Mediterranean Sea, S.
by Valencia and Murcia, S.
This plateau has a natural frontier of high mountains on all sides, except on the borders of Leon and Murcia; it is also bisected by the Sierra de Guadarrama and Sierra de Gredos, which extend in a southwesterly direction across the central districts, and form the dividing line between Old and New Castile.
Geographically it includes also the high plains of Leon, towards the north-west, and of Murcia on the south-east.
South of Elche is the province of Murcia, watered by the river Segura, on which there is a dam 25 ft.
CEHEGIN, a town of south-eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia, on the right bank of the river Caravaca, a small tributary of the Segura.
Clemencin, Diego (1765-1834), Spanish scholar and politician, was born on the 27th of September 1765, at Murcia, and was educated there at the Colegio de San Fulgencio.
of the province of Murcia, on the Yecla-Villena railway; it is situated on the W.
During the remaining twenty years of his life, James was much concerned in warring with the Moors in Murcia, not on his own account, but on behalf of his son-in-law Alphonso the Wise of Castile.
IBN `ARABI [Muhyiuddin Abu `Abdallah ibn ul-'Arabi] (1165-1240), Moslem theologian and mystic, was born in Murcia and educated in Seville.
by Albacete and Murcia, S.
by Murcia, _and S.E.
Alicante was formed in 1833 of districts taken from the ancient provinces of Valencia and Murcia, Valencia contributing by far the larger portion.
Apart from Segura, which flows from the highlands of Albacete through Murcia and Orihuela to the sea, there is no considerable river, but a few rivulets flow east into the Mediterranean.
AGUILAS, a seaport of south-eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia, on the Mediterranean Sea, at the terminus of a railway from Huercal-Overa.
He sat in all subsequent parliaments, and just a month before his death he was elected as representative of Murcia.
Castelar died near Murcia on the 25th of May 1899, at the age of 66.
by Granada and Murcia, E.
by Murcia and the Mediterranean Sea, and W.
There is more than one meaning of Murcia discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
JOSE ECHEGARAY Y EIZAGUIRRE (1833-), Spanish mathematician, statesman and dramatist, was born at Madrid in March 1833, and was educated at the grammar school of Murcia, whence he proceeded to the Escuela de Caminos at the capital.
LORCA, a town of eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia, on the right bank of the river Sangonera (here called the Guadalantin or Guadalentin) and on the Murcia-Baza railway.
It was the key of Murcia during the Moorish wars, and was frequently taken and retaken.
It is the termini of railways from Madrid and Murcia.
North-east of the Sierra Nevada two small ranges, Alcaraz and La Sagra, rise with remarkable abruptness from the plateau of Murcia, where it merges in that of the interior.
The Cretaceous system is distributed in four great districts: the largest of these extends through the kingdoms of Murcia and Valencia; a second stretches between the two Castiles; a third is found in the Basque Provinces and in Asturias; and a fourth spreads Out along the southern slopes of the P renees from Navarre to the Mediterranean.
These strata are developed in the basin of the Ebro, and in a belt which extends from Valencia through Murcia and Andalusia to Cadiz.
The last four rocks occur as a volcanic series distributed in three chief districtsthat of Cape Gata, including the south-east of Andalusia and the south of Murcia, that of Catalonia, and that of La Mancha.
The southern zone, to which the name of African has been given, embraces the whole of Andalusia as far as the Sierra Morena, the southern half of Murcia and the province of Alicante.
Mediterranean Murcia -.
In the maritime parts of Malaga and Granada the vegetation is of almost tropical richness and beauty, while in Murcia, Alicante and Almeria the aspect is truly African, fertile oases appearing in the midst of rocky deserts or barren steppes.
A different aspect is presented by the grass steppes of Murcia, La Mancha, the plateaus of Guadix and Huescar in the province of Granada, &c., all of which are covered chiefly with the valuable esparto grass (Macrochloa tenacissinla).
Alicante Various estimates were made within the next Murcia sixty years, but the census of 1857 proved Albac~te that some of these estimates must have been Murcia greatly below the truth.
The least productive tracts, apart from Aragori and Estremadura, are situated in the south and east of New Castile, in Murcia, and in Lower Andalusiathe marshes or marismas of the lower Guadaiquivir and the arenas gordas between that river and the Rio Tinto.
Such plains in Valencia and Murcia are known by the Spanish name of huertas (gardens), in Andalusia by the Arabic name of Vegas, which has the same meaning.
Iron ore is chiefly obtained in Biscay and Murcia, the former yielding by far the greater quantity, but the latter yielding the better quality.
The lead ore is obtained chiefly in Murcia and Jaen.
The silk industry, though inadequate to meet the home demands, is active in Valencia, Murcia and Seville.
In Murcia the duke whom the Arabs knew as Tadmir became a tributary prince, and his family retained the principality for generations.
Alphonso was compelled to withdraw a garrison he had placed in Murcia, and Valencia was, by his decision, given up by the widow of the Cid.
Aragon was left free to R~ro~ftion conquer the Balearic Islands and Valencia, while of the lade- Murcia and Ardalusia were to fall to Castile.
In 1265 he entered Murcia, which, Recon quest however, he agreed to occupy in the name of Castile.
Andalusia, Murcia, Valencia, Catalonia and the Balearic Islands were subject to their raids throughout the whole of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Even Murcia was peopled by Catalans in 1266, but this province really is part of the Castilian conquest, and accordingly the Castilian element took the upper hand and absorbed the dialect of the earlier colonists.
The river Segura, which falls into the Mediterranean in the neighborhood of Orihuela, a little to the north of Murcia, is as nearly as possible the southern boundary of the Catalan domain; westward the boundary coincides pretty exactly with the political frontier, the provinces of New Castile and Aragon not being at all encroached on.
CIEZA, a town of south-eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia, on the right bank of the river Segura, and on the MadridCartagena railway.
He joined the Jesuits on the 29th of September 1745 and in course of time became successively professor of philosophy and humanities at the seminaries of Madrid and Murcia.
Aguilas apartment rental holiday villa to rent in Murcia costa calida spain.
What we didn't expect was a total gridlock on the motorway about 6 Km short of Murcia.
populated province of the same name, the city of Murcia has a population of 358,000 people.
The capital of a thinly populated province of the same name, the city of Murcia has a population of 358,000 people.
Perhaps one of the least visited cities in southern Spain Murcia has a lot to offer the discerning tourist.
CARTAGENA, or CARTHAGENA, a seaport of south-eastern Spain, in the province of Murcia; in 37Ã‚° 36' N.
The only considerable lakes in Spain are three coast lagoonsthe Albufera (q.v.) de Valencia, the Mar Menor in Murcia and the Laguna de la Janda in Cadiz behind Cape Trafalgar (see MURCIA and CADIz).
to banish Floridablanca to Murcia, and his p1ace was entrusted to the veteran Aranda, who speedily found that he held office only by favor of the queen, and that this had to be purchased by a disgraceful servility to her paramour, Emanuel Godoy.
In other respects the Cid appears to have used his victory mildly, ruling his kingdom, which now embraced nearly the whole of Valencia and Murcia, for four years with vigour and justice.
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