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Tourist map Alicante (clickable) - Region  Valencian Community
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culture  Culture
nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of Alicante

1 type 

Denia Castle

: Large resort, founded in the Greek era, on the Costa Blanca. The castle and its surroundings shows remains of different periods: the Roman era, the Moorish era and the Christian era.

2 type 


: Small town on the river Segura near Murcia with little tourists with a cathedral (from Velázquez) and an Arab castle. The place has very long been the bishop seat of the province of Alicante, and this is still noticeable.

3 type 


: Mountain Village in the interior of Benidorm (25 km). Interesting monuments are the castle of Alcozaiba, the castle of San Jose (11th century) and a 18th century church in Baroque style. The tourist village is almost entirely car-free and is only to view by foot.

4 type 

island Tabarca

: Small flat island of about 2 kilometers off the coast at Santa Pola (south of Alicante). The island is reached from Alicante or Santa Pola and is ideal for walking.

5 type 

Nature park del Carrascal de la Font Roja

: Wooded hiking area lying amidst limestone near Alcoi.

6 type 

Penyal D'Ifach

: Nature park in the form of a (lime) rock formation (332 meters high) connected by an isthmus to the mainland in the Bay of Calp. It is possible to climb the rock partly through a pedestrian tunnel.

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General Information Alicante

Population:1.825.264 (4%, 5e)
Density (people/km2):314 (5e)
Area (km2):5.817 (1,1%, 41e)
Main cities:Alcoy, Benidorm, Elche
Sun hours in winter:6
Sun hours in summer:11
Tourism (%):4,9 (8e)
Bed places per km2:11 (6e)
Landscape:coast, mountains
Highest elevation point:Aitana 1.559 meter

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Land use Alicante

 Forest   1134 km2 
 Other nature   2407 km2 
 Agriculture   2074 km2 
 Grassland   7 km2 
 Water   87 km2 
 Urban area   80 km2 

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