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Country  Spain
Comarca  Alacantí
Lowest elevation  85 m (279 ft)
Area  40.55 km²
Province  Province of Alicante
University  University of Alicante
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Highest elevation  440 m (1,440 ft)
Elevation  109 m
Population  55,946 (2014)
Local time  Tuesday 6:48 AM
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Judicial district  San Vicente del Raspeig
Weather  13°C, Wind N at 8 km/h, 92% Humidity

Himno de san vicente del raspeig con letra

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).


Map of San Vicente del Raspeig %2F Sant Vicent del Raspeig, Alicante, Spain

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.

Notable people

  • Juanma Acevedo, footballer
  • Twin towns

    San Vicente del Raspeig is twinned with:

  • L'Isle-d'Abeau, France
  • References

    San Vicente del Raspeig / Sant Vicent del Raspeig Wikipedia

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