Kingdom of Córdoba

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For the earlier Muslim-ruled domain, see Caliphate of Córdoba.
Kingdom of Córdoba
Reino de Córdoba
Realm of the Crown of Castile
Region of the Kingdom of Spain

1236–1833
 

Coat of arms of Cordoba

Coat of arms

Location of Cordoba
Map of the Kingdom of Córdoba, based on the Respuestas Generales del Catastro de Ensenada (1750-54).
Government Manoralism
History
 -  Capture of Córdoba 1236
 -  Territorial division of Spain 1833
Today part of  Spain

The Kingdom of Córdoba (Spanish: Reino de Córdoba; English often: Kingdom of Cordova) was a territorial jurisdiction of the Crown of Castile from the time it was won from Muslim rule in 1236 during the Reconquista until Javier de Burgos' provincial division of Spain in 1833. This was a "kingdom" ("reino") in the second sense given by the Diccionario de la lengua española de la Real Academia Española: the Crown of Castile consisted of several such kingdoms. Córdoba was one of the Four Kingdoms of Andalusia. Its extent is detailed in Respuestas Generales del Catastro de Ensenada (1750-54), which was part of the documentation of a census.

Like the other kingdoms within Spain, the Kingdom of Córdoba was abolished by the 1833 territorial division of Spain.

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This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2009-12-19 of the equivalent article on the Spanish Wikipedia.

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