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Alto Guadalquivir is a Spanish comarca in the province of Córdoba. [1] It
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covers an area of 1,299 km², and has a population of 44,828 inhabitants (INE
                                                                                                                 — Comarca —
2008). It borders the comarca of Valle de los Pedroches to the North; Campiña
Este - Guadajoz to the South; Córdoba and the comarca of Valle del Guadiato
to the West; and the province of Jaén to the East.
The territory is primarily agricultural, though the construction of furniture made
with wood from Villa del Río is growing in popularity, as is the boiler works
industry in Montoro and Bujalance.
The comarca can be divided into three territories based on geography, from
North to South:
      the mountain area (Adamuz and Montoro). Located in the foothills of the
                                                                                                Country                      Spain
      Sierra Morena, this region contains a number of important waterways,
                                                                                                Autonomous            Andalusia
      namely estuaries of the Guadalmellato, Yeguas, and Martín GonzaloMartín
                                                                                                community
      Gonzalo streams. It is also the location of several nature reserves, including            Province              Córdoba
      the Parque Natural Sierra de Cardeña Montoro.                                             Municipalities        List
      The lowlands (Villa del Río, Pedro Abad, El Carpio, and Villafranca de                                          Adamuz , Bujalance ,
      Córdoba). Situated about the rivera del Guadalquivir, the Andalusian                                            Cañete de las Torres , El
                                                                                                                      Carpio , Montoro , Pedro
      autovía (N-IV), and the Madrid-Cádiz railroad line, this zone is home to                                        Abad , Villa del Río ,
      70% of the population of the comarca.                                                                           Villafranca de Córdoba

      The countryside (Bujalance and Cañete de las Torres), the agricultural                    Area
      center of the comarca. A large, fertile territory, its predominant crops are
                                                                                                • Total               1,299 km2 (502 sq mi)

      olives, wheat, and sunflowers.                                                            Population (2009)
                                                                                                • Total           44,931
References                                                                                      • Density         35/km2 (90/sq mi)
                                                                                                Time zone             CET (UTC+1)
   1. ^ "Lista de comarcas de Andalucía"       (PDF). Consejería de Turismo y Deporte           • Summer (DST)        CEST (UTC+2)
      de la Junta de Andalucía. Archived from the original   on September 28, 2007.             Postal code
      Retrieved 2009-03-13. (Spanish) [dead link ]
                                                                                                Largest               Montoro
                                                                                                municipality

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