Cordoba is a town in Andalusia, southern Spain, and the money of the province of Córdoba. It was a Roman settlement, then colonized by Muslim armies in the eighth century. It became the money of the Islamic Emirate, and then of the Caliphate of Córdoba, which include most of the Iberian Peninsula. Córdoba consisted of hundreds of workshops that produced goods this kind of as silk. It was a middle of lifestyle and learning all through the Islamic Golden Age.

Caliph Al Hakam II opened lots of libraries in addition to the lots of medical colleges and universities which existed at the time, creating Córdoba a centre for instruction. For the duration of these generations it became the middle of a modern society ruled by Muslims, in which all other groups experienced a next-course position. It was recaptured by Christian forces in 1236, all through the Reconquista. The historic middle was named a UNESCO Entire world Heritage Web page.

Córdoba has the greatest summer season temperatures in Spain and Europe, with regular substantial temperatures all over 37 °C (ninety nine °F) in July and August.