Ontinyent

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Ontinyent
Municipality
La Vila d'Ontinyent.jpg
Flag of Ontinyent
Flag
Coat of arms of Ontinyent
Coat of arms
Ontinyent is located in Spain
Ontinyent
Ontinyent
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°49′20″N 0°36′26″W / 38.82222°N 0.60722°W / 38.82222; -0.60722Coordinates: 38°49′20″N 0°36′26″W / 38.82222°N 0.60722°W / 38.82222; -0.60722
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Vall d'Albaida
Judicial district Ontinyent
Government
 • Alcalde Jorge Rodríguez Gramage (2011) (PSPV-PSOE)
Area
 • Total 125.4 km2 (48.4 sq mi)
Elevation 382 m (1,253 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 37,518
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym ontinyentí, ontinyentina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46870
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

Ontinyent (Valencian pronunciation: [ontiˈɲent]) is a municipality in the comarca of Vall d'Albaida in the Valencian Community, Spain. It is situated on the right bank of the Clariano or Ontinyent, a tributary of the Xúquer, and on the XàtivaAlcoi railway.

Ontinyent has a parish church remarkable for its lofty square tower, and a palace of the dukes of Almodòver. There is a large modern suburb outside the old town, which was formerly a walled city; some vestiges of the ramparts still remain. Linen and woollen cloth, paper, brandy, furniture and earthenware are manufactured; and there is some trade in cereals, wine, almonds and olive oil.

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Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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