La Pobla Llarga

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La Pobla Llarga
Municipality
La Pobla Llarga is located in Spain
La Pobla Llarga
La Pobla Llarga
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°5′10″N 0°28′36″W / 39.08611°N 0.47667°W / 39.08611; -0.47667Coordinates: 39°5′10″N 0°28′36″W / 39.08611°N 0.47667°W / 39.08611; -0.47667
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Ribera Alta
Judicial district Alzira
Government
 • Alcalde Rafael Soler Vert
Area
 • Total 10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 4,420
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym Poblatà, poblatana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46670
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

La Pobla Llarga (Valencian pronunciation: [la ˈpɔβla ˈʎaɾɣa], Spanish: Puebla Larga) is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera Alta in the Valencian Community, Spain. Well known of the orange growth and its flourishing commerce in the 19th and 20th centuries. Currently, its inhabitants live basically on agriculture and the service sector.

Economy[edit]

Transport[edit]

Public transport is provided by the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV). Is well connected by Cercanías Valencia, the commuter rail service that serves Valencia, Spain and its metropolitan area. It is operated by Cercanías Renfe, the commuter rail division of RENFE, the former monopoly of rail services in Spain. The network is owned by Adif, the national railway infrastructure company. La Pobla Llarga Railway Station utilices the radial line C-2.[1] to/from the city centre. From The North station (Valencia) it's the eight parade after Alfafar-Benetusser station, Catarroja station, Silla station, Benifaió-Almusafes station, Algemesí station, Alcira station, Carcagente station and finally Pobla Llarga station. Train service from the village to Valencia is every 20 minutes

The village is well connected by car. The easiest way to reach Pobla Llarga from the city of Valencia through the A-7 and then CV-564

Infrastructure[edit]

Education[edit]

With a population near 4.500, Pobla Llaga has a public school's Doctor Sanchis Guarner,[2][3] Pere d' Esplugues High School [4] and Colegio Santa Ana,a mixed private school which teaches as the presence of various languages (English, Catalan and Spanish). The village also has a music school (Unió Musical La Pobla Llarga)

Hospitals[edit]

The village has the Centre de salut La pobla Llarga (Medical Center)[5] and is near of Alcira Hospital and Hospital Lluís Alcanyís de Xàtiva

Demographics[edit]

1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010
4.537 4.376 4.463 4.390 4.339 4.373 4.372 4.473 4.451 4.379 4.420 4.754

Monuments[edit]

  • Antigua Alquería y necrópolis. Dating to the Arabic times
  • Cruz del Término (Creu de Terme), gotical style 13th century
  • Pont de l’Ase
  • Ayuntamiento, 14th century.
  • Iglesia Parroquial.
  • Casa Miñana
  • Casa del Baró de santa Bàrbera
  • Plaça de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, built by Silvestre d' Edeta,
  • Cinema Monterrey, built in 1950 by architect Juan Guardiola Martinez (1895-1962), a student of Antoni Gaudí who is best known for designing Barcelona's House Xinesa.[8][9][10]

Culture[edit]

Each year the village holds a celebration in honor of San Caxlit and the Moors and Christians. On October 2010 Vincent Pérez opened their holiday festivities.[11]

Famous people[edit]

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