Visit Macharaviaya, Spain, the sister city of Pensacola, Florida.
Macharaviaya is a municipality in the province of Malaga Spain int the mountains of the community of Andalusia in the South of Spain. The village was built on the ruins of an old Moorish settlement. Its name is derived from Andalusain Arabic Machxar Abu Yahya, meaning "Abu Yahya's Court". It was the home of the noble Gálvez family, whose descendant Matías de Gálvez y Gallardo had been the viceroy of New Spain. His son Bernardo, who was born in the village, became Governor of Louisiana and captured Baton Rouge, Mobile and Pensacola from the British during the American Revolution.