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Alicante

Administration
Full nameAlicante/Alacant
Settlement typeCity
CountrySpain
Autonomous CommunityValencian Community
ProvinceAlicante
ComarcaAlacantí
Founded324 BC
Government
MayorSonia Castedo Ramos
Geography
Total Area77.7 sq mi (201.27 km2)
Elevation9.8 ft (3 m)
Demography
Total Population334418 (11) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
DemonymAlacantí/ina (Valencian)
Alicantino/a (Spanish)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code03000 - 03016
Area code+34 (Spain) + 96 (Alicante)
valencian8
Neighborhoods42

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Alicante (-esaliˈkantelang) or Alacant (-caalaˈkantlangva) is a city in Spain, the capital of the Province of Alicante and of the comarca of Alacantí, in the south of the Valencian Community. It is also a historic Mediterranean port. The population of the city of Alicante proper was 334,418, estimated , ranking as the second-largest Valencian city. Including nearby municipalities, Alicante conurbation was populated by 458,843 residents. Population of the metropolitan area (including Elche and satellite towns) was 769,284 estimates, ranking as the eighth-largest metropolitan area of Spain.

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Equatorial Guinea builds luxury resort for week-long summit - The Guardian Tweet this news
The Guardian--"It's definitely a misplaced priority by the Equatorial Guinea government," said Tutu -Alicante-, executive director of EG Justice, a group focused on human rights in the west African nation. "This is a countr - Date : Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:26:37 GMT+00:00
New divisions hit Polisario Front - Middle East Online Tweet this news
Middle East Online---ALICANTE-, Spain - New divisions have hit the Polisario Front after a group of Sahrawi youth activists decided to form an opposition movement of their own in Spain, which would serve as an umbrella for all the leaders who are opposed - Date : Tue, 07 Jun 2011 08:01:05 GMT+00:00
Airline Jet2.com in Glasgow link-up - The Press Association Tweet this news
The Press Association--The first of the airline's new flights departed to -Alicante-. Jet2.com flights will fly to Nice, -Alicante-, Dalaman, Faro, Majorca, Paphos and Tenerife. Flights to Geneva will also operate from December 23. Managing director - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:25:00 GMT+00:00
Spanish scientists search for fuel of the future - AFP Tweet this news
AFP---ALICANTE-, Spain In a forest of tubes eight metres high in eastern Spain scientists hope they have found the fuel of tomorrow: bio-oil produced with algae mixed with carbon dioxide from a factory. Almost 400 of the green tubes, filled with million - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 06:45:00 GMT+00:00
Torah from Norwood temple has a new home in Spain - Boston Globe Tweet this news
Boston Globe--The Av Beit Din Rabbi Chaim Weiner, Beth Shalom's president Armando Azubel, and Beth Shalom's Rabbi Carlos Tapiero with the donated torah in -Alicante-, Spain. Photo provided by Temple Shaare Tefilah. By Sarah Favot, Town Correspon - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 14:03:30 GMT+00:00
More flight from El Altet as Ryanair flies high again - Euro Weekly News Tweet this news
Euro Weekly News--THE budget airline Ryanair continued its expansion of routes out of -Alicante- 's El Altet airport with the announcement last Friday of two new services to Finland and Lithuania . Both routes will commence this coming January. In ad - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 12:43:35 GMT+00:00
Festival fever about to begin - Rundtownnews.co.uk Tweet this news
Rundtownnews.co.uk--DON'T FORGET that this season of outdoor festivals kicks off next Saturday 9th April with the brilliant -Alicante- Spring Festival. Expect 12 hours of the best electronic and house music plus local rock and Indie bands. ... - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 10:52:08 GMT+00:00
Carlsbad considers options for Alga Norte park - San Diego Union Tribune Tweet this news
San Diego Union Tribune--The council was shown four variations in design for the park, at Poinsettia Lane and -Alicante- Road, all of which include three ball fields, a skate park and swimming pools. They range in projected building costs from $35.6 milli - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:12:43 GMT+00:00
New terminal to see Easter flight boom in Alicante - The Move Channel Tweet this news
The Move Channel--It's one of Spain's most popular flight destinations, particularly for low-cost carriers, and now the opening of a new terminal at -Alicante- Airport should see the Murcia region opened up to a whole new range of tourists. The - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 13:23:04 GMT+00:00
Áreas unveils 13 new stores at Alicante Airport - MoodieReport Tweet this news
MoodieReport--Leading Spanish provider of catering, retail and integrated services for travellers Áreas has launched 13 new stores (nine food & beverage stores and four retail shops) at -Alicante- Airport's new terminal. With an investment o - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 06:54:19 GMT+00:00


(1250-2010)>
Historical population
(1250-2010)
Year Population Year Population Year Population
1250 2,500 1797 19,313 1930 71,271
1350 3,250 1803 21,447 1940 89,198
1418 1,539 1857 27,550 1950 101,791
1609 5,040 1860 31,162 1960 121,832
1646 6,174 1877 34,926 1970 181,550
1717 11,019 1887 40,115 1981 245,963
1735 12,604 1897 49,463 1991 265,473
1754 14,394 1900 50,495 2001 288,481
1768 17,213 1910 55,116 2009 334,757
1786 17,345 1920 63,382 2010 334,418

Foreign population
(official data, 2010)
Nationality Population
Colombia 5,064
Ecuador 4,096
Morocco 4,064
Romania 3,834
Algeria 3,504
Argentina 3,155
Italy 3,005
France 2,394
Bolivia 1,407
Bulgaria 1,308

Phoenician cities and colonies

Algeria: Hippo Regius * Ikosium * Guelma * Tipaza * Cyprus: Kition * Israel: Ashkelon * Caesarea * Italy: Genoa * Karalis * Lilybaeum * Motya * Nora * Olbia * Panormus * Solki * Soluntum * Tharros * Lebanon: Arqa * Berut * Botrys * Gebal * Sarepta * Sur * Sydon * Libya: Leptis Magna * Oea * Sabratha * Malta: Gozo * Mauritania: Cerne * Morocco: Arambys * Caricus Murus * Lixus * Tingis * Portugal: Olissipona * Ossonoba * Spain: Abdera * Abyla * Akra Leuke * Gadir * Herna * Ibossim * Mahón * Malaca * Onoba * Qart Hadašt * Rusadir * Sexi * Syria: Amrit * Arwad * Safita * Ugarit * Tunisia: Carthage * Hadrumetum * Hippo Diarrhytos * Kerkouane * Leptis Parva * Thanae * Thapsus * Utica * Turkey: Myriandrus * Phoenicus * Gibraltar |

Municipalities of Alacantí

Agost * Aigües * Alicante * Busot * El Campello * Mutxamel * Sant Joan d'Alacant * Sant Vicent del Raspeig/San Vicente del Raspeig * Torremanzanas/La Torre de les Maçanes * Jijona/Xixona

List of the Spanish Costas

Costa Brava * Costa Daurada * Costa del Azahar * Costa Blanca * Costa Cálida * Costa de Almería * Costa de Granada * Costa del Sol * Costa de la Luz * Costa de las Rías Bajas * Costa da Morte * Costa Verde * Costa Vasca



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