Granada is a province of southern Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Andalusia. It is bordered by the provinces of Málaga, Córdoba, Jaén, Albacete, Murcia, Almería, and the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital is Granada.
Its area is 12,635 km². Its population is 818,959 (2002), of whom about 30% live in the capital, and its population density is 64.82/km² It contains 168 municipalities.
The tallest mountain in continental Spain, Mulhacén, is located in Granada. It measures 3 481 m.
Granada shares the Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada (in the Sierra Nevada mountain range) with Almería province.