Alhambra

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Alhambra, Generalife an Albayzín, Granada
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
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CriteriaCultural: i, iii, iv
Reference314bis
Inscription1984 (Extension: 1994) (Expression error: Unexpectit ( operator. Session)

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"

Coordinates: 37°10′36.54″N 3°35′23.52″W / 37.1768167°N 3.5898667°W / 37.1768167; -3.5898667