BRITISH nationals have overtaken Moroccans as the largest foreign population in Andalucia.
Figures released by Junta de Andalucia show 88,188 Britons now live in the region – compared to only 26,665 in 2000.
Around 65,000 Brits have made the coasts of Malaga and Almeria their home, with other sizeable populations on the Costa Tropical in Granada and inland Malaga.
There are 86,045 Moroccan nationals in the region with Romania having the third largest foreign population (52, 170).
There are a total of 527,000 foreign residents in Andalucia – 6.6 per cent of the region’s total population.