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  Murcia Spain
Embedded in between parts of the mountains of the Sierra de Orihuela and the Cresta de Gallo lies Murcia, the city which is due to the large and sophisticated watering system, very famous for vegetables.
The Murcia region was first populated by the ancient Iberian tribes which started intense commercial relationships with the Phoenicians and Greeks, founding commercial factories on the coastal area.
From a tourist point of view, Spain and Murcia itself offer you a huge amount of interesting places to visit as the history of the city goes back to the years 800 where it was originally founded as part of Cordoba.
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  Murcia travel guide - Wikitravel
Murcia is a small city (350,000 inhabitants) on the East coast of Spain.
The city of Murcia was founded in 831 by Abd-Al-Rahman II in the center of the Segura river valley.
Murcia is served by San Javier Airport, with many international flights including Belfast, Bergen, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bristol, Brussels, Dublin, Edinburgh, Exeter, Helsinki, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Oslo, Southampton, Stavanger and Trondheim.
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 Murcia Car Hire, car hire murcia airport spain, car rental spain, luxury car rentals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We have been providing a reliable Murcia Car Hire service for over 10 years, and get the best prices by booking a huge number of cars.
Our friendly and experienced staff are always ready if you need them, to make your holidays in Murcia Spain easier.
In the south-east of Spain, Murcia is a coastal region, characterized by its long sandy beaches.
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 Murcia, Spain
Murcia is one of Spain's least known regions, even among Spaniards themselves, and first-time visitors are often surprised by the diversity of this small region and the friendliness of its people, Murcianos.
Walk: Murcia is the perfect city for strolling around (and a terrible one to drive in, with very complicated one-way systems and crowded carparks).
Murcia Cathedral: The cathedral proudly presides the Cardenal Belluga Square.
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 Murcia Hotels
Murcia was the capital of the kingdom and the current structure of the city and the layout of the streets are the result of her Moorish heritage.
The city was given a number of privileges by the monarch to encourage commerce and harmony amongst the different cultures and religions living together.
During the 19th century, Murcia suffered directly the instability caused by the War of Independence and the radically changing politics during the wars between the “Carlistas” and “Isabelinos” or by the establishment of the First Republic until the reestablishment of the House of Bourbon.
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 Murcia, Espana Carnavals
Murcia was a capital of Baroque art, where the church as leading patron asked that the art work speak to the illiterate rather than to the well-informed.
Murcia City misses the cooling breezes of the coastline, with summer temperatures of up to 40 °C. The coastline is about 45 km away, so be prepared for hot Murcia weather.
Lumbreras is 12km from Lorca and 60km from Murcia.
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Murcia, an area historically comprising two contemporary provinces of Spain (Murcia and Albacete) and parts of several others, represents a linguistic transition zone sandwiched among the dialects of eastern Andalusia, Alicante, and Castilla/La Mancha.
A glance at folkloric texts from Murcia, from the 18th century to the first half of the 20th, reveal a dialect which is substantially different from canonical Andalusian, Castilian, and Valencian varieties.
Murcia, together with other eastern areas of the Iberian Peninsula, contained an early population of fl Africans, the first of whom had arrived during Medieval times, crossing the Mediterranean from northeastern Africa (Ethiopia, Egypt) and settling throughout Valencia, Cataluña and Aragon.
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 Murcia Airport
To be precise, the airport is called Murcia airport, despite the fact that lies about 45 km outside of the city close to a small town called San Javier.
As a business traveler heading for Murcia city you can try to take the bus (if you are lucky and it runs around your arrival time), but as a tourist heading for any of the beautiful towns around the area there are not many options left.
As not too many Murcia flights are available you might consider Alicante airport with many more international connections especially during the summer months.
www.alicante-spain.com /murcia-airport.html   (600 words)

 Instituto de Fomento de la Región de Murcia. Ayudas, subvenciones, subsidiaciones, información al ciudadano y ...
Murcia, 2 ago.- El Centro Tecnológico Naval y del Mar ha lanzado el Boletín de Innovación Tecnológica CTN Bit, en el que se puede encontrar toda aquella información que por su contenido tecnológico o...
Murcia, 25 jul.- Ante la responsabilidad adquirida a la hora de realizar una zanja o excavación sin ninguna información del subsuelo, que puede provocar retrasos o accidentes, el Centro Tecnológico de...
Murcia, 23 jul.- Alrededor de cuarenta empresas murcianas operan a través de la plataforma de comercio electrónico www.madeinmurcia.org, un servicio del Instituto de Fomento a través del Plan de Prom...
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Murcia was historically coveted by Castilians and Valencians alike, but nevertheless managed to develop a strong personality of its own.
One of the most fair-weather regions of Spain, Murcia receives three thousand hours of sunshine a year, and the Mar Menor ("Little Sea"), a huge salt water lagoon, enclosed by sand banks that is the largest of the European continent, provides magnificently warm waters and many extra miles of beachfront.
Murcia yields the finest fruit and garden produce and is known for the intense flavor and vivid colors of its vegetables.
www.okspain.org /comunidades/Murcia.asp   (337 words)

 murcia | city of murcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Murcia may have been overlooked by the package holiday market and foreign investors in the past because the region as a whole is nowhere near as lush and green as either Valencia or
Murcia already boasts some of the best golf and tourism facilities at the exclusive La Manga Club, alongside the Mar Menor.
But as Murcia looks to a lucrative future, nothing can detract from the beauty of its historic cities - the capital city of Murcia, the ancient naval port of Cartagena and the lovely renaissance town of Lorca, crowned with its eye-catching 12 th century castle.
www.spanish-living.com /regional/indexR_Murcia.htm   (849 words)

 Murcia, Spain
Murcia, situated in the hot coastal plain of southeastern Spain, is the chief town of its province and the seat of a university.
Murcia was the birthplace of the sculptor Francisco Salzillo or Zarcillo (1707-83), whose works are to be seen in many churches.
From 1224 Murcia and the surrounding area became an independent Moorish kingdom (taifa), which was conquered by Castile only nineteen years later.
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 Murcia, hotels, accommodations Murcia travel guide
A considerable part of the population of Murcia do not in fact live in the city itself, rather they live in houses and farmsteads scattered around it.
For this reason Murcia is often referred to as La Huerta de Europa: The Market Garden of Europe.
The city of Murcia is capital of the autonomous community which shares its name.
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 Club Murcia - Content
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Written permission must be sought from Club Murcia in the first instance, should you wish to use any information for commercial use.
Club Murcia does not hold any responsibility for accuracy of such links, nor does their presence imply any recommendation or endorsement of products, service, or other information to which the link may refer.
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 Murcia Turística   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The festivities of the Region of Murcia are full of spectacularity and profoundly felt sentiment.
The Region of Murcia is the perfect place for holding congresses, meetings, conventions, workshops and symposiums...
Murcia is the first Community of Spain able to certify its Network of Tourist Offices with the Official Norm of Quality...
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 The Region of Murcia in Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Murcia will be connected to Madrid and the region of Valencia.
The Region of Murcia is undertaking a high increase in tourist and commercial development due to the internal and external demands of the markets.
The Region of Murcia learned what has happened in other coasts in Spain, and therefore has established very strict planning regulations as low edificability, less underdeveloped areas, offering more green areas and therefore creating, in a long term, a coast that will be a reference for quality and exclusivity.
www.polaris-world-resorts.com /murcia/region   (898 words)

 Hotels in Murcia (region)
The hotel is set right in the centre of Murcia, fifty meters from Gran Via Escultor Salzillo and one hundred meters from the cathedral.
Modern property set within a commercial district of Murcia, two kilometres from the Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace.
Building refurbishing on 2003, located in the historic and commercial heart of Murcia and is just 50m from Gran Via and 100m from the cathedral.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Spain/Murcia.asp   (784 words)

 Hotel Murcia, HotelSearch.com. Hotels Murcia, Book your hotel in Murcia, Hotels in Murcia, Spain Hotel, Spain hotels
Located in the southeastern part of Spain, the province of Murcia boasts mild winters and hot summers.
This province, known for its fruit and vegetable harvests, has charming villages nestled in the mountains to the northwest.
Murcia, the province's capital, is a modern city with many sights to visit.
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 Murcia property and real estate directory, Spain
Spanish Property Network for Murcia Province and the Costa Calida
Receive updates of the latest spanish properties for sale in the interior and coastal regions of Murcia.
Murcia has the added attraction of “two seas” on one coastline; the Mediterranean with its endless beaches of white sand, crystal clear water, magnificent cliffs, lively ports and picturesque coves and the “Mar Menor”, a large coastal lake of warm sea water measuring 170 km ².
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 Murcia holiday accommodation: self catering villas and apartments to rent
The region of Murcia, situated between the Community of Valencia, Andalucia and Castilla La Mancha, is excellent for outdoor activities, sport, sunbathing almost all year round thanks to its warm Mediterranean climate and swimming off the many beaches.
Murcia offers a healthy diet and one sufficiently varied to keep even the most demanding gastronome satisfied.
Fact file Capital: Murcia; Coasts: Costa Calida; Coastline: The coast covers some 175 km, from San Pedro del Pinatar to Aguilas; Oceans/Seas: Mediterranean Sea; Mountains: Murcia is one of the most arid regions in Spain.
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 Murcia News
El Pozo Murcia FS are to stage the conclusion to the 2007 UEFA Futsal Cup which will be played as a 'final four' tournament for the first time.
Police in Murcia have arrested five members of a Rumanian-led prostitution network which forced women from their own country to work as prostitutes.
Homes standing empty for long periods of time in Spain 's Murcia region will not have to pay a new tax touted by the Cataluna and Basque country governments, according to latest reports.
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 Car Rental Murcia with Auto Europe
This is the capital of the province between the regions of Valencia and Andalucia, and that's a great way to see it all with ease.
Auto Europe offers several pick up locations and a large fleet selection, so finding a car rental in Murcia is both easy and economical.
Arranging a car rental in Murcia is your ticket to its fine-sand beaches and the Mar Menor, a salt-water lagoon perfect for water sports.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Murcia-rental-guide.cfm   (485 words)

 fDi Magazine: MURCIA
The region of Murcia is transforming its workforce and its industries, producing everything from confectionery to chemicals, textiles to tomatoes.
Murcia is well placed to meet Spain’s growing energy needs, and is a prime site for traditional and renewable types of power generation, reports fDi.
Murcia’s pristine coastline and countryside are prime tourist attractions and the regional government is keen to conserve this high quality by enforcing rigorous planning restrictions.
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 Spain Living in Murcia:Our Top 16 Murcia Beaches,Murcia Fiesta Finder,Murcia Food Guide,Our Story,What to do w.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Spain Living in Murcia:Our Top 16 Murcia Beaches,Murcia Fiesta Finder,Murcia Food Guide,Our Story,What to do w.
You probably know this already, but it’s pretty sunny here in Spain, particularly in Murcia and Almería.
Murcia has 320 days of sunshine a year.
www.justlanded.com /english/spain/tools/articles/living_in_murcia   (254 words)

 Learn Spanish in Murcia :: Spanish Course
Tucked into a corner on Spain’s south-eastern coast, surrounded by the peaks of inland Andalucia and with meagre rainfall contributing to a hot, dry climate, Murcia does not experience the influx of visitors so typical of the rest of Spain.
The school is located on the first floor of a building in the centre of Murcia, near to the university.
Students also have the opportunity to take part in excursions at the weekend, many of which make the most of the contrasting landscape and extensive outdoor activities on offer, such as rafting, climbing, biking and water sports on the Costa Cálida.
www.cactuslanguage.com /en/languages/spanish/spain/murcia.php?affiliate_id=173   (653 words)

 Brussels Airlines - Murcia
The region of Murcia is steeped in history.
So is the hauntingly beautiful shell of a bombed-out cathedral behind it and the nearby castle of La Concepción which crowns the hill in front of the harbour.
In Murcia, the capital city, the gigantic cathedral and the opulent civic buildings in the centre are an example of how the city changed and flourished under the Christian Reconquest.
www.virgin-express.com /en/destinations/murcia   (455 words)

 Murcia travel guide
Murcia travel guide - The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and what to see
The region of Murcia, located between the Community of Valencia and Andalucia, was the site of powerful Carthaginian and roman settlements in antiquity, while the long presence of the Moors deetermined its history throughot the Middle Ages.
Murcia, the capital of the region, is located inland.
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