Alhambra

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Alhambra
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Dawn Charles V Palace Alhambra Granada Andalusia Spain.jpg
Charles V pailace in Alhambra
LocationGranada, Andalusia, Spain
Pairt oAlhambra, Generalife an Albayzín, Granada
CriteriaCultural: i, iii, iv
Reference314-001
Inscription19847 (17871st Session)
Extensions19948
Coordinates37°10′37″N 3°35′24″W / 37.17695°N 3.59001°W / 37.17695; -3.59001Coordinates: 37°10′37″N 3°35′24″W / 37.17695°N 3.59001°W / 37.17695; -3.59001
Alhambra is locatit in Spain
Alhambra
Location in Spain

The Alhambra (Spaingie: [aˈlambɾa]; Arabic: الْحَمْرَاء[ʔælħæmˈɾˠɑːʔ], Al-Ḥamrā, lit. "The Reid Ane"),[Note 1][Note 2] the complete Arabic form o which wis Qalat Al-Hamra,[Note 3] is a palace an fortress complex locatit in Granada, Andalusie, Spain.

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  1. The "Al-" in "Alhambra" means "the" in Arabic, but this is ignored in general uisage in baith Inglis an Spaingie, whaur the name is normally gien the definite airticle
  2. Arabic: الْحَمْرَاء‎, trans. al-Ḥamrāʼ ; leeterally "the reid ane", feminine; in colloquial Arabic: el-Ḥamra 
  3. Arabic: الْقَلْعَةُ ٱلْحَمْرَاءُ‎, trans. al-Qalʻat al-Ḥamrāʼ , "the reid fortress"