Sierra de Segura

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Sierra de Segura
View of Las Banderillas peak in Sierra de Segura
Highest point
Elevation 1,993 m (6,539 ft)
Coordinates 38°01′00″N 02°47′00″W / 38.01667°N 2.78333°W / 38.01667; -2.78333Coordinates: 38°01′00″N 02°47′00″W / 38.01667°N 2.78333°W / 38.01667; -2.78333
Sierra de Segura is located in Spain
Sierra de Segura
Sierra de Segura
Location Jaén Province, Spain
Parent range Prebaetic System
Mountain type Limestone
Easiest route From El Tranco de Beas Dam

Sierra de Segura is a mountain range of the Prebaetic System in the Jaén Province in Spain. It is named after the ancient town of Segura de la Sierra and it gives its name to the Segura River. Its highest point is the 1,993 m high Las Banderillas peak.

This mountain range is located between the Sierra Nevada, the Sierra de Cazorla and Sierra de Baza mountain ranges.[1] It gives its name to the Sierra de Segura Comarca, an administrative division that includes a number of villages that are scattered across the range.[2]

Protected area[edit]

The Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Natural Park is a protected area including about 80% of the Segura Range, as well as the neighboring Cazorla Range and some adjacent mountainous areas.[3]

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