Murcia is the capital of the province and autonomous region with the same name. With its 437.000 inhabitants, Murcia is in the top 10 of Spanish cities. There are around 11.000 stores and around 1.000 restaurants and bars. Those who do not find what they are looking for in the city can still go to one of the large shopping centers just outside the city.
The historic center has many interesting sights such as the cathedral and the casino. The Rio Segura also runs through the city.