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  Valencia (autonomous community)
Valencia is an autonomous community (comunidad autónoma) of eastern Spain, encompassing the Spanish levantine provinces of Castellón, Valencia, and Alicante and was established by the statute of autonomy of July 1, 1982.
The Valencia autonomous community is long and narrow and occupies a rough north-to-south axis along the Mediterranean Sea, which lies to the east.
Castellón province occupies the northern part of the Valencia autonomous community, Valencia province is in the centre, and Alicante is the southernmost province.
www.orbilat.com /Encyclopaedia/V/Valencia_community.html   (893 words)

Valencia is situated on the Mediterranean Sea and is the industrial area on the Costa del Azahar.
The city of Valencia has a population of 900,000 inhabitants on an area of 134.65 sq km that is a density of population of 1183 inhabitants per sq km.
As Valencia is located directly at the Mediterranean Sea at an altitude of 15 m above the sea level and with a lot of beaches surrounding the city, also the climate is characterised by the Mediterranean Sea.
www.propertyvalencia.info   (294 words)

 Valencia - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Valencia (city, Spain) (ancient Valentia), city in eastern Spain, capital of Valencia autonomous region and of Valencia Province, on a fertile...
Valencia is the name of two large cities in different parts of the world: Spain: [[Valencia, SpainValencia]], capital of the [[Valencia (autonomous community)Valencia Autonomous Community...
Valencia (Castilian Spanish: Valencia [va'lenθja]; Valencian: València [va'łεnsia]) is the capital of the Land of Valencia.
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 Ayuntamiento de Valencia. La ciudad Nuevo.
As far as Valencia was concerned Blasco Ibañez’s Republican party reaped this harvest of discontent for decade after decade and enjoyed tremendous popular support, governing the city almost uninterrupted between 1901 and 1923 (photo 27).
Valencia was subjected to heavy bombardments from air and sea and over two hundred shelters were built to protect the population.
The early sixties heralded an economic recovery and the population of Valencia soared due to the influx of immigrants and the execution of large housing, construction and engineering projects.
www.valencia.es /ayuntamiento/laciudad.nsf/vDocumentosTituloAux/sXX?opendocument&lang=3&nivel=7_8   (965 words)

 Valencia | Castellon | Alicante | Costa Blanca | Costa Azahar
The gorgeous golden sand beaches of the Costa Blanca, to the south of Valencia city, are a magnet for hordes of foreign holidaymakers whilst the Spanish tend to stick together in the lesser known seaside resorts of the Costa Azahar (the stretch of coastline between the Costa Blanca and Valencia city).
Valencia - The capital, with outstanding monuments in particular of Gothic period, as La Lonja and the bell-tower Miguelete.
Valencia is the home of one of one of Europe’s biggest and most extraordinary festivals – the famous Fallas fiesta which takes place...
www.spanish-living.com /regional/indexR_Valencia.htm   (937 words)

 Learn Spanish in Valencia, Spain. Valencia Spanish School
In Valencia, there are many museums to be visited and monuments to be admired: you cannot miss a visit to the Cathedral and the Royal monastery of Santa María.
The Valencia coast is one of the Spanish coastal areas with the most extensive beaches and therefore it is decidedly one of the country’s most touristic areas.
Valencia is the ideal place for studying Spanish due to its privileged location on the Mediterranean coast that ensures you the perfect climate all year round.
www.donquijote.org /english/valencia.asp   (562 words)

 Valencia, Incoming travel Agency in Spain
Valencia is an autonomous community in eastern Spain.
Valencia is a medium-sized port city (the third largest city in Spain) and industrial area on the Costa del Azahar in Spain.
It is the capital of the Autonomous Community of Valencia and the province of Valencia.
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 Comunidad Valenciana Comunitat Valenciana,País Valencià,Comunidad Valenciana,País Valenciano
James I "the Conqueror" led Catalan and Aragonese colonization of the Islamic taifas of Valencia and Dénia.
Recently, Valencia is officially recognized as a nationality, after a bipartisan reform of the Valencian statute of autonomy.
The official flag of the Valencian Country is the same of Valencia's City flag, and it is a historical derivation from the senyera, heraldric symbol of the King of the Aragonese Crown, today used as flag of Catalonia.
www.houseonthecostablanca.com /Comunitat_Valenciana.htm   (706 words)

 Region of Valencia: Interview - Gema Amor
So much so that one of the characteristics of the sector in the Valencia region is the part-time dedication to agricultural tasks, in other words, in spite of changes of job or moves from rural areas to more urban areas, the Valencian retains his land and, as far as possible, continues to cultivate it.
The Valencian Community is a region with a clear export trend, and the food sector is one of the main reasons for the surplus in Valencia's balance of trade.
The development that the Valencia region has undergone in the last eight years is a result of all these characteristics of our society and our territory, combined with the existence of a serious, stable, and efficient regional and national policy, and a government that has met its commitments and has adequately handled its resources.
www.nytimes.com /global/spainvalencia/gamor.html   (1915 words)

 Learn Spanish in Valencia
Valencia is the capital of the Land of Valencia and the province of Valencia.
Valencia is famous for the Las Fallas festival in March, for paella valenciana and the new City of Arts and Sciences.
Valencia has a successful football club, Valencia C.F., which won the Spanish league in 2002 and 2004 (in which year it also won the UEFA Cup), and was UEFA Champions League Finalist in 2000 and 2001.
www.learnspanishguide.com /spanish/spain/valencia   (489 words)

 Global Economies: Region of Valencia
Globalization is nothing new to Valencia, the region has always felt international influences and been at the forefront of Spain's regions in terms of trade and commerce.
The Autonomous Region of Valencia is embarking on a massive undertaking to improve its infrastructure across the board.
Valencia's social and economic development for the foreseeable future has been carefully planned in a thorough and comprehensive plan known as the Strategic Plan 2015.
www.nytimes.com /global/spainvalencia   (536 words)

 :: Mediterranean University of Science & Technology, M.U.S.T. ::
Valencia is surrounded by mountain ranges, fertile farmlands, and the orange groves that have made it famous and is bathed by the Mediterranean sun which gives the city that special kind of light that the Valencian impressionist painter, Joaqu´in Sorrolla immortalized on canvas.
The history of the city, capital city of the Valencian autonomous community, is both rich and varied, giving it a patrimony which has con-verted it into one of the major cities in Spain, both economically and culturally.
During the War of Spanish Succession, Valencia sided with the Archduke Charles of Austria, and after the victory of the Bourbons at the Battle of Almansa (April 1707), Phillip V abolished the local privileges, or “fueros”.
www.must-es.com /university/valencia.php   (764 words)

 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
La Franja, a Catalan-speaking region in the border between the Autonomous Community of Aragon and Catalonia.
The former Kingdom of Valencia: the Autonomous Community of Valencia (from the Valencian official name:Comunitat Valenciana, but this is unanimously called by Valencian and Catalan nationalists: País Valencià instead.
The idea of an Autonomous Community was just one more possible scenario in territories like the Land of Valencia and so its later evolution was under much political scrutiny and debate.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Catalan_Countries   (1056 words)

 Valencia - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Valencia (Castilian Spanish: Valencia) is the capital of the Spanish autonomous community of Valencia and its province.
The estimated population of the city of Valencia proper was 807,396 as of 2006 estimates.
Valencia is the third biggest city in Spain and is the Capital of the region of Valencia.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/valencia   (326 words)

 Valencia Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Valencia was then to enter a period of progress that would see the creation of a new set of laws and a social structure that laid the foundations for the Valencia of today.
Valencia saw its society divided into two groups, with peasants, artisans and some members of the lower middle classes taking up arms against the nobility, subject Moors or Moriscos and wealthy upper classes, in what was called the revolt of the Germanías or Brotherhoods.
In 1978 the Spanish Constitution was approved and the Autonomous Community of Valencia sprang to life with the Statute of Autonomy and the Valencian language and culture would recover.
www.unispain.com /Valencia-City-Information.htm   (1097 words)

 Javea International Civic Society - LRAU/LUV
The LRAU, law 6/94 of the Valencia Autonomous Community, was introduced with bipartisan support (PP and PSOE and their assorted affiliates) in an attempt to put an end to supposed land speculation which, it was claimed at the time, was preventing young people from finding affordable housing.
In the Valencia AC, devolution of town planning law was taken a stage further and devolved to town hall (municipality) level and then town halls could themselves devolve responsibility to an agente urbanisador, a builder or property developer.
The Valencia Autonomous Community’s own Ombudsman, the Sindíc de Greuges, subsequently publish a damning report on the LRAU highlighting 13 major areas where the rights of, especially, small property owners were not being protected.
personal.telefonica.terra.es /web/wynne/lrau.htm   (1115 words)

 Elx - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Elx (in Catalan) or Elche (in Spanish) (officially has the two names) is a city located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, in the Land of Valencia, Spain, near the Mediterranean Sea.
According to the 2003 census, Elx has a population of 247,163 inhabitants (illicitans), ranking as the third most populous city in the autonomous community and the second in the Alicante province.
The economy of Elx is based, in large part, on the footwear industry, with over 1,000 shoe factories, being one of the most important footwear industries in Spain and the rest of Europe.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Elx   (551 words)

 A Special Advertising Section on Spain
About 70 percent of Valencia's exports are destined for the European Union, which, with the lowering of trade barriers and the advent of the euro is becoming a domestic market for Spain.
Valencia - is the world's largest producer of ceramic tiles, with 23 percent of all exports.
Valencia hopes this year to inaugurate its "City of Arts and Sciences" - a huge cultural complex including an "Palace of Art" with three auditoria and an outdoor theater.
www.internationalspecialreports.com /archives/99/spain/29.html   (1123 words)

 Valencia on GlobalGuide.Org, mapping the world
Valencia, Spain, capital of the Valencia Autonomous Community
Valencia de Alcántara, a town in the province of Cáceres
Valencian (), the dialect of Catalan spoken in the Valencian Community
www.globalguide.org /?lat=39.4735&long=-0.3766&zoom=5&name=Valencia,_Spain&wiki=0&title=Valencia,_Spain   (107 words)

 Valencia (autonomous community) - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Valencia also administers the coastal Columbretes islands and Nova Tabarca.
So the Kingdom of Valencia has been an independent country inside of the Aragonese crown confederation until 1707, when the first Bourbon king of Castile and Aragon abolished the constitution, language, institutions and laws of these kingdoms and subordinate them to Castilian structure creating the centralized Kingdom of Spain de facto.
The first attempt to gain self-government for Valencian Country in modern-day Spain was during the 2nd Spanish Republic, in 1936 year, but the Civil War broke out and the Valencian autonomist project was suspended.
www.medbib.com /Autonomous_Community_of_Valencia   (816 words)

 Political Relief Map of Valencia
Comunidad Valencia (Comunidad Valencia) is an autonomous community in the east of Spain.
One-third of the province population lives in the capital, Valencia, which is also the capital of the autonomous community.
It borders the provinces of Valencia, Teruel, Tarragona, and the Mediterranean Sea.
www.maps.data-spain.com /autonomous_communities/valencia   (488 words)

Sevilla,located in the south of Spain at the river Guadalquivir, is the capital of the autonomous community Andalusia as well as of the province of Sevilla.
Costa Blanca (in English: White Coast) is the name of the 200 km coastline in the Province of Alicante belonging to the autonomous community of Valencia.
The Costa Brava (in English: Rugged Coast) is situated in the Spanish autonomous Community of Catalonia.
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The autonomous communities have a certain degree of power, but UNLIKE our states, some autonomous communities have more powers delegated to them than others.
Each autonomous community is made up of one or more provinces.
So, today a name such as Valencia might refer to 1)the autonomous community, 2)the province or 3)the region--and, of course, to the city.
www.stedwards.edu /hum/randle/cfdef.htm   (687 words)

 Valencia - Music & Opera
Valencia is then characterised by an high urbanisation illustrated by modern and eclectic buildings.
This rococo palace is the main example of the splendour of the 18th century in Valencia.
Surrounded by the crowd and under a rain of rose petals, the Holy Virgin of the Homeless People is carried from the Basilica to the catehdral and then she is brought back to the Basilica in the afternoon.
www.music-opera.com /site_english/ville_valencia_e.htm   (3328 words)

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