85 m (279 ft)
Province of Alicante
University of Alicante
440 m (1,440 ft)
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San Vicente del Raspeig ([sam biˈθente ðel rasˈpetʃ]) / Sant Vicent del Raspeig ([saɱ viˈsɛnt deɫ rasˈpetʃ]) is a municipality located in the comarca of Alacantí, in the province of Alicante, Spain, inside the conurbation of Alicante city (6 km away and perfectly communicated).
It has an area of 40.5 km² and according to the 2007 census, a total population of 55.434 inhabitants, with a large student population because it contains part of the Universitat d'Alacant, a major educational institution.
The town was founded in 1836 and has the motto Sequet però sanet ("Dry but healthy").
There are two important festivals every year: the Bonfires called Fogueres de Sant Vicent taking place during Summer, and the festival of Moros i Cristians during Spring.
The city has many quarries of limestone that enable the existence of cement factories.
Juanma Acevedo, footballer
San Vicente del Raspeig / Sant Vicent del Raspeig Wikipedia
San Vicente del Raspeig is twinned with: L'Isle-d'Abeau, France