The province's capital is the fourth largest Spanish city after Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia. It has a population of 701,927, of which over 364,000 are men, according to the National Statistics Office (Instituto
Nacional de Estadística).
It is a significant fact that 55 per cent of the population was born outside the city; 58 per cent of those not born in the city were born in the province of Seville and 21 per cent in other Andalusian provinces.
Seville has undergone significant changes in recent years, thanks to the efforts of a dynamic, modern society. The development of high-quality services and technological progress has made it a first-class tourist destination in southern Europe.
Seville is situated in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula and belongs to the Autonomous Community of Andalusia. It has a population of 1,714,845 and the capital is the city of Seville.