Aitana

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Aitana
Cima de Aitana y Antenas del EVA.jpg
Aitana peak and the antenna of EVA
Highest point
Peak Aitana
Elevation 1,558 m (5,112 ft)
Coordinates 38°39′39″N 0°16′29″W / 38.66083°N 0.27472°W / 38.66083; -0.27472Coordinates: 38°39′39″N 0°16′29″W / 38.66083°N 0.27472°W / 38.66083; -0.27472
Dimensions
Length 8 km (5.0 mi) E/W
Width 3 km (1.9 mi) N/S
Area 20 km²
Geography
Aitana is located in Spain
Aitana
Location in Spain
Location Marina Baixa, Alcoià and Comtat, Valencian Community
State/Province ES-VA
Type of rock Limestone

Aitana (Valencian: [ajˈtana], Spanish: [aiˈtana]) is a mountain massif that is part of Prebaetic System in the eastern end of the Iberian Peninsula. Administratively, the mountainous area is located in the Marina Baixa, Alcoià and Comtat comarcas in the northern part of Alicante province, Valencian Community, Spain. Its peak at 1,558 metres above sea level is the highest point of the province.

Geography[edit]

Aitana mountain range is spread over an area of 2,000 hectares, about ten miles from the Mediterranean coast. Apart from Aitana, the highest peak that gives the name to the mountain system, other notable peaks are Penya Alta (1,506 m), Penya Catxa (1,467 m), El Mulero (1,308 m) and Alt del Carrascar (1,208 m).

Aitana is also a common girls' name in the areas surrounding the mountain range.

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