El Fondó de les Neus

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El Fondó de les Neus
El Fondó de les Neus
Coat of arms of El Fondó de les Neus
Coat of arms
El Fondó de les Neus is located in Spain
El Fondó de les Neus
El Fondó de les Neus
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°18′29″N 0°51′14″W / 38.30806°N 0.85389°W / 38.30806; -0.85389
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Alacant
Comarca Vinalopó Mitjà
Judicial district Novelda
 • Major Victoriano Sánchez Botella (PP)
 • Total 68.80 km2 (26.56 sq mi)
Elevation 380 m (1,250 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 2,862
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Fondoners
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03688
Official language(s) Valencià/català
Website Official website

El Fondó de les Neus (Valencian pronunciation: [fonˈdo ðe lez nɛws], Spanish: Hondón de las Nieves [onˈdon de laz ˈnjeβes]) is a municipality in the [[Comarques of the País Valencià|comarca]] of Vinalopó Mitjà in the país Valencià, Spain.

It is a small village, inland, west of the Alacant province. Its nearest city is Elx to the south east or Crevillent. The name literally means "Gorge of the Snow", a reference to the village’s patron "The Virgin of the Snow". This effigy and the church is at the heart of village life.

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