The village of Zagra, whose castle defended the kings of Granada is situated close to the border of the province of Granada with the province of Cordoba. This village is situated on the slopes of the mountain Monte Hacho. The village has been inhabited by people from the prehistory, Romans, Visigoths and Arabs. Its name comes from Arabic, which means border. This space is the border between the counties of Granada and the mountains of Loja.
This was the scene, like so many other places in the Wester of Granada, of fierce fighting between the Muslims of the Moorish kingdom and the Christian troops of the Catholic Monarchs in the last moments of War of Granada.
On 3 km distance is the lake Embalse de Iznájar located (province of Malaga).
Altitude: 682 meters
Population: 898 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 64 km
Distance to the beach: 92 km (Malaga)
Distance to Airport Malaga: 104 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 52 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high