Region: Levante Almeriense - autonomous region: Andalucía
Municipalities (13): Antas, Bedar, Carboneras, Cuevas del Almanzora, Garrucha, Huercal-Overa, Los Gallardos, Lubrin, Mojacar, Pulpí, Sorbas, Turre and Vera.
Geographic data: It borders with the regions of Los Vélez, Valle de Almanzora, Los Filabres-Tabernas and Almería Metropolitan Area.
Nature tourism: The Paraje Natural Krast, a surprising and especially interesting enclave for caving enthusiasts. The Gata Natural Park is one of the most arid protected areas of Europe.
Agricultural production: Almond, orange and olive groves occupy the most acreage; lettuce and barley are the most important produce.
Gastronomy: Red shrimp, mackerel, the clams, the gallopedro, snapper or grouper, stews sailors and Rices, gurullos with snails, noodle casserole, garlic colorao, stew of balls to the Vera pot of wheat, the balls of corn, the Partridge in stew, gurullos with rabbit, the avio, the cakes of codfish stewthe jormigones, the fish with aletria stock, flour or bread crumbs and choto Al ajillo.
Its pastries include cakes of pinching, the real tarts, the pastasfloras, called finger of Jesus, alfajores of almond, stuffed dumplings and curdles of almond.