provincia de Ávila
coat of arms
map of spain with Ávila highlighted
|coordinates: 40°35′n 5°00′w / 40°35′n 5°00′w / 40.583; -5.000|
Ávila (pronounced [ˈaβila] (listen)) is a province of central-western spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of castile and león. it is bordered on the south by the provinces of toledo and cáceres, on the west by salamanca, on the north by valladolid, and on the east by segovia and madrid. Ávila has a population of 158,265 (2018) and is ranked 47th out of 50 of spanish provinces in population. its capital is Ávila.