Pinoso

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Pinoso/El Pinós
Municipality
El Pinós
Torre del Reloj.
Torre del Reloj.
Coat of arms of Pinoso/El Pinós
Coat of arms
Pinoso/El Pinós is located in Spain
Pinoso/El Pinós
Pinoso/El Pinós
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°24′12″N 1°2′32″W / 38.40333°N 1.04222°W / 38.40333; -1.04222
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Alicante
Comarca Vinalopó Mitjà
Judicial district Novelda
Government
 • Mayor José María Amorós Carbonell (2007) (PP)
Area
 • Total 126.9 km2 (49.0 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 7,689
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym Pinosers
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03650
Official language(s) Valencian , Spanish
Website Official website

Pinoso (Spanish: [piˈnoso]) or El Pinós (Valencian: [eɫ piˈnos]) is a traditional Spanish town which sits located in the mountainous countryside of the Alicante/Murcia border (at some 56 km from Alicante). This traditional town is renowned for the production of fine wines, rock salt and marble. Pinoso has a population of 7,300 and a municipal area of 126 km2. Recently it has experienced a growth in tourism: since the coast line has virtually no more room for new residentials, these are moving inland into the province.

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