Requena-Utiel

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La Plana de Utiel-Requena
Localitzacio de la Plana d'Utiel respecte del Pais Valencia.png
Coordinates: Coordinates: 39°33′00″N1°12′48″W / 39.5500°N 1.2134°W / 39.5500; -1.2134
Country Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Autonomous community Flag of the Valencian Community (2x3).svg  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Capital Requena
Municipalities
Area
  Total1,721.03 km2 (664.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
  Total39,053
  Density23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Demonym(s)  
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipality Requena

La Plana de Utiel-Requena is a comarca currently in the province of Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain. Historically, the comarca was part of Castile and formed part of the province of Cuenca in the 1833 provincial division of Javier de Burgos. As such, its inhabitants have been traditionally monolingual in Spanish and not Valencian- speakers. However, in 1851 it was merged into the province of Valencia, as a result of its commercial ties with the city of Valencia.

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Chera, now officially included in Requena-Utiel according to the current administrative division pattern of the Valencian Community, was geographically and historically part of the Serrans comarca. [1]

Municipalities

Map of Requena-Utiel Mapa de la Plana d'Utiel.png
Map of Requena-Utiel

Transport

The comarca is served by Requena-Utiel railway station on the AVE high-speed rail line from Madrid to Valencia. The C-3 line of the Cercanías Valencia commuter rail network makes stops in Requena, San Antonio de Requena and Utiel.

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References

  1. Historia de Chera