Albacete, a province of Spain, with an area of 5,971 square miles, comprising the N.W. portion of the old kingdom of Murcia. The chief town, Albacete, is situated on the railway from Madrid to Alicante. Where it is not mountainous, the country is tolerably fertile, and produces cereals, fruit, wine, saffron, and honey. The bulls of the province are famous, and its horses are largely used by the Spanish cavalry. The town of Albacete is noted for the manufacture of cutlery.