Benejúzar

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Benejúzar
Municipality
Localització de Benejússer respecte el Baix Segura.png
Benejúzar is located in Spain
Benejúzar
Benejúzar
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°4′40″N 0°50′19″W / 38.07778°N 0.83861°W / 38.07778; -0.83861Coordinates: 38°4′40″N 0°50′19″W / 38.07778°N 0.83861°W / 38.07778; -0.83861
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Alicante
Comarca Vega Baja del Segura
Judicial district Orihuela
Government
 • Alcalde Antonio Bernabé Bernabé (2007) (PP)
Area
 • Total 34.89 km2 (13.47 sq mi)
Elevation 39 m (128 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 5,472
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demonym Benejucense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03390
Official language(s) Spanish

Benejúzar (Spanish pronunciation: [beneˈxuθar]) is a town and municipality located in the comarca of Vega Baja del Segura, in the province of Alicante, Spain. Benejúzar has an area of 9.3 km² and, according to the 2005 census, a total population of 5,249 inhabitants. The economy of Benejúzar is mainly based on agriculture (lime farming). The most important monument in the city is the Catholic church of Virgen del Rosario, built in 1611.

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