Sierra Norte de Sevilla

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Sierra Norte de Sevilla or Sierra Norte (Northern Range) is one of the western mountain ranges of the Sierra Morena, Andalusia, Spain. Its name derives from its location at the northern part of Sevilla Province. The highest point of the range is the 960 m high Cerro de La Capitana.

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Sierra Norte de Sevilla
Sierra Norte
View of the Sierra Norte rising above Constantina
Highest point
PeakCerro de La Capitana
Elevation960 m (3,150 ft)
Length48 km (30 mi) ENE/WSW
Width15 km (9.3 mi) NNW/SSE
Sierra Norte de Sevilla is located in Spain
Sierra Norte de Sevilla
Location in Spain
Range coordinates37°55′0″N 5°40′30″W
Parent rangeSierra Morena
OrogenyVariscan orogeny
Age of rockPaleozoic-early Mesozoic
Type of rockGranite, schist, limestone, slate and quartzite

This range gives its name to an administrative comarca in the region, the Sierra Norte Comarca, as well as to the wine of the area, the Vino de la Tierra Sierra Norte de Sevilla.[1]