Mulhacén is the highest mountain in continental Spain and in the Iberian Peninsula. It is part of the Sierra Nevada range in the Cordillera Penibética. It is named after Abu l-Hasan Ali, or Muley Hacén as he is known in Spanish, the last-but-one Muslim King of Granada in the 15th century, who according to legend was buried on the summit of the mountain.
|Elevation||3,478.6 metres (11,413 ft)|
|Prominence||3,285 m (10,778 ft) Ranked 64th|
|Isolation||529 kilometres (329 mi)|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|First ascent||unknown (before 1500)|
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