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It is located in Andalusia in southeast Spain, and its capital is the city of Almería. It has 200 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline, and its natural resources include a combination of sea and desert, as well as one of the most fertile agricultural areas in the whole of Europe.
Of particular interest are the Sierra María-Los Vélez Nature Reserve, with its castle, and the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Reserve, with its endless unspoilt beaches and cliffs.
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