The province of Ciudad Real (pronounced: [θjuˈðað reˈal]) is a province in the southwestern part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It is bordered by the provinces of Cuenca, Albacete, Jaén, Córdoba, Badajoz, and Toledo. It is partly located in the old natural region of La Mancha. Its capital is Ciudad Real. It is the third biggest province of Spain, after Cáceres and Badajoz.
The historical comarca Campo de Calatrava is located in the centre of the province.
The Tablas de Daimiel National Park is located in Ciudad Real and the Cabañeros National Park is shared with the Province of Toledo.
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