|Autonomous community||Valencian Community|
|• Total||546.74 km2 (211.10 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
La Costera (Valencian pronunciation: [kosˈteɾa] ) is a comarca in the province of Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain.
Marina Baixa or Spanish: Marina Baja is a comarca in the Valencian Community, Spain. It is bordered by the comarques of Comtat on the northwest, Marina Alta on the northeast, Alacantí and Alcoià on the west and the Mediterranean Sea on the east.
The Alicante Tram, trademarked as Alicante Metropolitan TRAM, operates in the Spanish city of Alicante (Valencia) and its surrounding area. Like other narrow gauge railways in the Valencian Community, it is run by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV). It was inaugurated on 15 August 2003 replacing narrow-gauge diesel trains between Alicante and El Campello.
Vall d'Albaida is a comarca in the province of Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain.
Xativa Castle is a castle located in the city of Xàtiva near Valencia, Spain. It consists of a twin fortification divided between the older "Castillo Menor", built on the Iberian and Roman remains of the site, and the more recent "Castillo Mayor", built during the medieval period. It sits at a height of 310 meters above the modern-day city.
La Vall d'Alcalà is a valley in the Marina Alta region of Alicante, Spain.
The University of Alicante was established in 1979 on the basis of the Center for University Studies (CEU), which was founded in 1968. The University main campus is located in San Vicente del Raspeig/Sant Vicent del Raspeig, bordering the city of Alicante to the north. As of 2011/12 academic year, there are approximately 27,500 students studying there.
Onil is a town located in the comarca of L'Alcoià, in the province of Alicante, Spain. It has an area of 48.41 km2 and, according to the 2006 census, a total population of 7466 inhabitants and a population density of 154.22 inhabitants/km2. Onil is located next to the mountain called Sierra de Onil in the Sierra de Mariola, 36 km from Alicante city.
Mogente or Moixent is a municipality in the comarca of Costera in the Valencian Community, Spain.
Canals is a municipality in the comarca of Costera in the Valencian Community, Spain.
La Font de la Figuera is a municipality in the comarca of Costera in the Province of Valencia in the Valencian Community, Spain.
La Granja de la Costera is a municipality in the comarca of Costera in the Valencian Community, Spain.
Llanera de Ranes is a municipality in the comarca of Costera in the Valencian Community, Spain.
La Llosa de Ranes is a municipality in the comarca of Costera in the Valencian Community, Spain.
Polop de la Marina, or briefly Polop, is a municipality in the comarca of Marina Baixa, Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain.
Orihuela Cathedral is the main Roman Catholic church of Orihuela, Valencian Community, southern Spain.
Hondón de los Frailes is a municipality and village in the province of Alicante and autonomous community of Valencia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 12.6 square kilometres (4.9 sq mi) and as of 2011 had a population of 1217 people.
Jacarilla is a municipality and village in the province of Alicante and autonomous community of Valencia, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 12.2 square kilometres (4.7 sq mi) and as of 2011 had a population of 2,102 people.
Rafal is a municipality in the Valencian Community (Spain) situated in the south of the province of Alicante, in the comarca of Vega Baja del Segura. The municipality covers an area of 1.6 square kilometres (0.62 sq mi) and as of 2011 had a population of 4162 people.
The siege of Xàtiva was a siege of Xàtiva in the Kingdom of Valencia. It took place between 8 May and 6 June 1707 during the War of the Spanish Succession. Between 9000 and 11000 Castilan and French troops under Philip of Bourbon commanded by Claude François Bidal d'Asfeld and José Antonio de Chaves Osorio faced an Aragonese and British force of about 2,000 under Miguel Purroi and Josep Marco. The Franco-Castilan forces were victorious and the city's defenders were massacred as an exemplary punishment. Most of the rest of the town's inhabitants were deported to the Manche region and the city was burned down and renamed 'San Felipe'. In reference to this episode in their history, Xàtiva's inhabitants are nicknamed 'socarrats'.
Alicante is one of the three constituencies represented in the Corts Valencianes, the regional legislature of the Valencian Community. The constituency currently elects 35 deputies. Its boundaries correspond to those of the Spanish province of Alicante. The electoral system uses the D'Hondt method and a closed-list proportional representation, with a minimum threshold of five percent regionally.