Algorfa

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Algorfa (Alicante) Spain
Municipality
Flag of Algorfa (Alicante) Spain
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Coat of arms of Algorfa (Alicante) Spain
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Algorfa (Alicante) Spain is located in Spain
Algorfa (Alicante) Spain
Algorfa (Alicante) Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°5′9″N 0°48′17″W / 38.08583°N 0.80472°W / 38.08583; -0.80472Coordinates: 38°5′9″N 0°48′17″W / 38.08583°N 0.80472°W / 38.08583; -0.80472
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Alicante
Comarca Vega Baja del Segura
Judicial district Orihuela
Government
 • Alcalde Antonio Lorenzo Paredes (2007) (PP)
Area
 • Total 18.36 km2 (7.09 sq mi)
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,125
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym Algorfeño/a
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03169
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Algorfa (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈɣorfa]) is a small town in the Costa Blanca area of Spain.

Algorfa lies on the banks of the river Segura and is approximately 30 minutes' drive away from Alicante Airport and Murcia-San Javier Airport. It is a 15 minute drive inland from the resort of Guardamar del Segura.

As one of Vega Baja del Segura’s citrus farming villages, with a population of over 4,000, Algorfa is situated amongst lush and fertile countryside.

Just outside the town is an unusual neo-gothic church that was built at the beginning of the nineteenth century and is worth visiting. Algorfa holds a market on Wednesdays.

It is also home to the La Finca Golf Club. It also is home to 3 urbanizations. Lo Crispín, Montemar and Montebello.

External links[edit]

  • Algorfa.co.uk, Algorfa's friendly community website and forum.
  • Welcome-Estates-SPAIN.com, Welcome-Estates-SPAIN work for a varied clientele looking to purchasing a permanent home, a semi-retirement home, or a holiday property. They also have a Property Management.