Map of Murcia in the 19th century

Urban development of Murcia city II

Continuing the previous post on the urban development of Murcia, we are in the late Middle Ages. After the great Christian victory at Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212, Castilla began its expansion towards the south, favoring the Andalusian uprisings against the Almohads after their overwhelming defeat. Like that read more...

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Urbanism Murcia

Urban development of Murcia city I

The city of Murcia owes its existence and urban development to the Segura River. We will analyze as we did in the previous post, Urban evolution of the city of Cartagena, the urban evolution of Murcia. The valley of the Segura River is extraordinarily fertile and has been an inhabited area since ancient times. The read more...

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Cartagena city

Urban development of the city of Cartagena

The city of Cartagena is located in the southeast of Spain. The evolution of its urban fabric has been accompanied by a profound transformation of its environment. The terrain played a great role in the evolution of the city. It is not surprising, because it was thanks to its peculiar orography read more...

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