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  Alicante - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alicante (Castillian Spanish) or Alacant (Valencian) is the capital of the province of Alicante and of the comarca of the Alacantí, in the southern part of the Valencian community, Spain, a historic Mediterranean port.
The population of the city of Alicante proper was 319,380, estimated as of 2005, of the entire urban area, 427,217.
The population of Alicante in 2005 was 319,380 inhabitants (325,797 by the local authorities), 711,215 in the metropolitan area "Alicante-Elx".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alicante   (1152 words)

 . : Costa Blanca . Card of City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Alicante is situated in the Bay formed by the Cabo de las Huertas and the Cabo de Santa Pola, at the foothills of the Monte Benacantil.
Alicante's historical district is located in the area around the Calle Labradores and the Rambla de Méndez Núñez -a street that a river used to pass through.
In 1833 Alicante became the capital of the province; in 1851 it was the first coastal city to be linked to Madrid by train, becoming the national capital's main seaport.
www.costablanca.org /eng/municipios/muni_ficha_intro.asp?id=03014   (417 words)

 Alicante – A Jewel In Spain’s Crown
Alicante or Alicant (Valencian Catalan) is the largest city in the Costa Blanca region of Spain and is one of the most beautiful places you could wish to travel to if you take the time and the effort to explore the region and some of it’s sheer beauty.
Alicante, Spain (PRWEB) June 21, 2006 -- Alicante or Alicant (Valencian Catalan) is the largest city in the Costa Blanca region of Spain and is one of the most beautiful places you could wish to travel to if you take the time and the effort to explore the region and some of it’s sheer beauty.
Alicante’s hotels Alicante hotel are varied and you have a wide variety of choice when coming to this region of Spain and if you do some research you will get a hotel to suit your budget and requirements, just remember to book early in high-seasons to ensure a beach-side location.
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/6/prweb401036.htm   (673 words)

 Alicante, Spain, all you need to know
The region of Alicante is located on the eastern coast of Spain and is part of the Costa Blanca, wedged between Murcia in the south, and Valencia in the north.
The city of Alicante is on the coastline between Benidorm and Elche.
Alicante is a cultural centre and has a varied selection of events and fiestas.
www.idealspain.com /Pages/Places/Alicante.htm   (1351 words)

Alicante has a view over the sea and the fertile 'huerta', that surrounds the city.
Alicante's historical district is located in the area around the Calle Labradores and the Rambla de Méndez Núñez - a street that a river used to pass through.
Alicante's commercial centre is shifting eastwards, though the more traditional shops still remain in the calles Mayor, Castaños, Gerona and San Francisco.
www.costablancacharters.com /pages/areas/alicante.htm   (410 words)

 Noise Pollution - Environment / Alicante Town Hall
Alicante is a participating city in a joint project together with other European and Latin-American cities whose aim is to improve living conditions with regard to noise pollution.
As a member of the themed Urban Environment network, Alicante is a partner in the project “Improving the Quality of Life in a Quiet City”, which was approved by the European Commission in December 2001.
As part of the activities undertaken by the project members, Alicante has initiated noise diagnosis in the city by the execution of an Acoustic Study Map of one sector of the city centre, between the streets: Avda.
www.alicante-ayto.es /ingles/environment/cacustica.html   (441 words)

 Learning Spanish in the reccommended school in Alicante
Alicante is een vredige en tegelijkertijd een levendige stad die de verbeelding voorbij gaat door haar rijke historie.
Leer Spaans in Alicante en leer een intieme, middelgrote stad kennen met een onweerstaanbaar klimaat, heerlijk eten en warme, vriendelijke inwoners die jou zullen verwelkomen alsof je familie bent.
Of je nu wilt relaxen in stijl, genietend van een drankje op de met palmbomen bezaaide boulevards, of wilt deelnemen aan het bruisende uitgaansleven in de atmosfeer van het studentenleven, Alicante heeft voor iedereen iets te bieden.
www.donquijote.org /ext/agi/ksealbuj_rd.asp?url=/dutch/Alicante.asp   (433 words)

 Learn Spanish in Alicante, Spain
Alicante is at once a tranquil and lively city that captivates the imagination with its rich history.
The same seaside air that you'll enjoy first attracted the ancient Romans, enticed the Arabs to stay for over 500 years and was finally reclaimed by the Christians in the 13th century.
Learn Spanish in Alicante and get to know an medium-sized city with an unbeatable climate, delicious food and warm, friendly inhabitants ready to welcome you as their own.
www.enforex.com /spain-alicante.html   (358 words)

 Alicante - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Alicante fue una de las ciudades donde los republicanos ganaron las elecciones municipales de 1931 y durante toda la II República los partidos de izquierdas mantuvieron una mayoría holgada, tanto en la ciudad como en la provincia.
Alicante cuenta con un clima mediterráneo árido, con temperaturas suaves a lo largo del año y lluvias escasas, concentradas en los periodos equinocciales.
Alicante es una ciudad de gran dinamismo económico, fundamentado principalmente en el sector servicios, que emplea al 84,2% de la población activa (datos a marzo del 2005 [1]).
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alicante   (4683 words)

 Alicante, Spain
Alicante is one of the most surprising provinces in Spain.
Alicante cuisine: The unbeatable rice dishes are the most typical dish from Alicante.
Alicante Province: It is such a diverse place offering such a wide range of possibilities that we recommend more than just a weekend visit.
www.euroresidentes.com /euroresiuk/guides-spain/guide-to-alicante.htm   (886 words)

 Study Abroad & Cultural Immersion with Languages Abroad - Spain - Alicante
Alicante is the second largest city of its region.
Alicante's exceptional location between the mountains and the sea provides the city with a special kind of enrapturing beauty and its traditional charm.
These activties include trips to the different monuments of Alicante and its province, as well as points of interest in the near by countryside.
www.languagesabroad.com /countries/alicante.html   (1097 words)

 Alicante Study Abroad, Spain
Alicante is located along Spain's Mediterranean coast in the country's Valencia region.
Alicante is a port city, known for being one of the jewels of the Costa Blanca with its white sandy beaches, palm-lined avenues, and mild climate.
Alicante is actually one of the fastest-growing cities in Spain today with an economy based on industries such as tourism and wine production.
www.studyabroad.com /alicante.html   (617 words)

 Alicante: A virtual trip   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Alicante's exceptional location between the mountains and the sea provides the city with a special kind of enrapturing beauty.
Another native author, Joan Fuster, wrote that Alicante "is without a doubt, the friendliest of all Valencian cities, a city one would choose to live in if one were to exchange a village for a city".
This love, care and affection shown to Alicante stems from two premises, the first of which is its privileged location and the second the mildness of its climate, with an average year round temperature of 18° C. You can find information on these aspects:
www.upv.es /cv/alibegin.html   (167 words)

 Alicante Bouschet
One of the most famous and widely-planted is a wine grape cross, Alicante Bouschet, created by French father and son vine breeders.
Alicante Bouschet is a very productive grape that can bear crops as large as 12 tons per acre and must be controlled from its tendency to over crop.
On its own, Alicante Bouschet generally makes wine that lacks distinction in character and has texture that is somewhat coarse.
www.winepros.org /wine101/grape_profiles/alicante.htm   (365 words)

 Alicante Airport
Alicante Airport and the official Alicante airport web site unfortunately is nothing more than just a simple directory of big spanish airports and Alicante airport is not a big one anyway.
In case you arrived with nothing but your shirt at alicante airport and everything is missing, ask for a survival package.
Alicante airport is a small airport and the check in counters are all located in the same area.
www.alicante-spain.com /alicante_airport.html   (990 words)

 Alicante (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alicante or Alacant (in Valencian) is a province of eastern Spain, in the southern part of the Land of Valencia.
Alicante was a strategic province in the War of the Spanish Succession and in the War of Spanish Independence.
Alicante contributes with 11 deputies in the Spanish Parliament and with 30 deputies in the Corts Valencianes, the regional Parliament of the Land of Valencia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alicante_(province)   (658 words)

 Alicante Hotels - Alicante, Spain
The NH Alicante is located in a new shopping precinct, 5 minutes away from the city centre....
The hotel is located in the heart of the city of Alicante, opposite the sea and with spectacular panoramic views....
The Hotel is located 500 meters away from Alicante´s down town, 1 km away from El Postiguet Beach, the hotel has views to the sea....
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/spain/comunidadvalenciana/alicante/alicante?&trackref=SUM   (388 words)

 Alicante hotels. Save up to 60% off rates on all hotels in Alicante
Close to the historic centre, The NH hotel in Alicante is easily accessible by all modes of transportation.
AC Alicante Hotel is 500 metres away from downtown and a kilometre away from El Postiguet Beach.
The property is close to the city of the light and is well communicated to the Trade Show, El Altet Airport and the highway exits to Valencia, Madrid and Murcia through the A7 and the A31.
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/Alicante.htm   (216 words)

 Introduction - Festivities / Alicante Town Hall
This is the beginning of Alicante's Holy Week, in which twenty-five processions and more than thirty sculptural groups decked with flowers mingle and crowd the districts, squares and avenues.
In those midsummer nights, when sleep does not come easily, both the people of Alicante and visitors of all ages and tastes get some fresh air while listening to a concert -be it classical music, jazz or blues, attending a ballet, or enjoying a play.
The district of Santa Cruz is located in the highest part of Alicante, nestling on Mount Benacantil, and kissing the sky.
www.alicante-ayto.es /ingles/festivities/introduccion.html   (3193 words)

 Learning Spanish in Alicante. Alicante Partner School
Learn Spanish in Alicante and get to know an intimate, medium-sized city with an unbeatable climate, delicious food and warm, friendly inhabitants ready to welcome you as their own.
Our partner school in Alicante is located in one of the most emblematic areas of the city, the Paseo de la Explanada.
Set directly on a beautiful promenade, the school is located in a Mediterranean style building in the city center, and features 6 spacious classrooms, a computer lab with free Internet access, centralized air conditioning and heating, and views of the sea and harbour from the classrooms.
www.donquijote.org /english/alicante.asp   (431 words)

 Alicante Hotels
The Moors and Christians Festival is one of the major celebrations in Alicante's calendar, a mixture of religion, history and street carnival.
Long a symbol of Alicante, the Castillo de Santa Barbara, the stuff of fairy tales with its high walls and domed turrets, sits on the summit of Mount Benacantil, overlooking the city and the Mediterranean Sea.
This tiny island, 17km (10 mi) off the coast of Alicante, was once a base for pirates, who would doubtless sit on the beach counting pieces of eight and playing with their peg-legs in the sand.
www.sleepinspain.com /alicante/alicante.asp   (607 words)

 About Alicante, Your Travel Guide
Lying on the Eastern coast of Spain, Alicante has it all: parties, discos, festivals, castles - and if that isn't enough - hot sun, white sand beaches and a turquoise sea.
Of course, something so good can't stay hidden for ever, and Alicante and the towns along the Costa Blanca (White Coast) are now among Europe's most heavily visited regions.
Alicante is a hive of activity throughout the year, not just in the summer months.
www.aboutalicante.com   (420 words)

 CIEE Program in Alicante
With a population rapidly approaching 300,000, Alicante is a thriving Spanish city.
Located on the Mediterranean coast, Alicante provides a warm and inviting place to begin your exploration of Spain or to continue a previous journey you may have made.
Alicante’s skyline is dominated by the brooding Moorish castle of Santa Barbara, an ever-present reminder of the city’s ancient roots.
www.uiowa.edu /~uiabroad/programs/CIEEPrograminAlicante.htm   (519 words)

 Alicante travel guide - Wikitravel
Alicante [1] is a popular city with tourists in the Alicante Province in the Valencia Region of Spain.
The Alicante Airport (ALC), connected by many international airlines, is located 11 km (6.8 miles) south of the city.
Since 2003 Alicante has a new Tram line connecting the harbour to the suburb El Campello, see [3], where tourists residing downtown might want to go to the beach.
wikitravel.org /en/Alicante   (330 words)

 Alicante (Alicant) Spain Tourist, Travel and Hotels guide.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Alicante was founded in 324 BC by the Greeks, who named it Akra Leuke (White Peak).
In the Spanish Civil War, Alicante was bombed by Italian aircraft, and was one of the last cities to fall to Franco.
In Alicante, the Falangist José Antonio Primo de Rivera was executed in November 1936.
www.hotelsalicante.com   (584 words)

 Cheap & low cost flights to Alicante, Spain | Jet2.com
Alicante, located on the Eastern coast of Spain, is a popular destination for those looking for a cheap holiday relaxing in the sunshine on the beautiful beaches of the Costa Blanca or for those wanting a holiday in the Spanish sunshine taking part in their favourite sporting activity.
Alicante is regarded as one of the finest locations for sporting holidays with golf being a popular choice.
Alicante itself is somewhat a hidden treasure and easy to explore by foot, but if whilst staying here you fancy going further afield then head for the bus station.
www.jet2.com /dest.aspx?dest=alc&lang=EN   (809 words)

 easyJet.com - Alicante
Alicante looks towards the sea, and does so from its famous Paseo de la Explanada, one of the most beautiful seafront promenades in Spain.
But there is more to do than beach and sea as Alicante is a city with three thousand years of history behind it.
And if you're on a long break to Alicante, experience the real Spain and head inland and discover ancient spas, pine-forests and palm groves set against an Impressionist painting of wild poppies and ochre soil.
www.easyjet.com /EN/Planning/Destination/alc.html   (332 words)

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