Mulhacén

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Mulhacén
Alpujarras Uitzicht.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 3,478.6 metres (11,413 ft)
Prominence 3,285 m (10,778 ft) Ranked 64th
Isolation 529 kilometres (329 mi)
Coordinates 37°03′12″N, 3°18′41″W
Geography
Location Granada,  Spain
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Climbing
First ascent unknown (before 1500)
Easiest route hike

Mulhacén is the highest mountain in continental Spain and in the Iberian Peninsula. It is part of the Sierra Nevada range in the Cordillera Penibética. It is named after Abu l-Hasan Ali, or Muley Hacén as he is known in Spanish, the last-but-one Muslim King of Granada in the 15th century, who according to legend was buried on the summit of the mountain.

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