Abarán

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Abarán
Skyline of Abarán
Coat of arms of Abarán
Coat of arms
Province Murcia
Comarca Vega Alta del Segura
Government
 • Mayor Jesús Molina Izquierdo (PP)
Area
 • Total 115 km2 (44 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 12,968
Post code 30550
Area code(s) 968

Abarán is a Spanish municipality located in the province of Murcia. It is situated in the Valley of Ricote on the banks of the River Segura 40 km from the city of Murcia. It belongs to the parish of Santiago. It has a population of 12,917 (as of 2005). Abarán belongs to the comarca of Vega Alta del Segura, the capital of which is Cieza. Abarán and Cieza share a healthy rivalry.

Tourism[edit]

Points of interest[edit]

The great waterwheel of Abarán
The great waterwheel of Abarán

Demographics[edit]

The population of Abarán is 12,968 (2007).

Population levels from 1900-2005 in comparison with Blanca and Cieza

Coordinates: 38°12′N 1°24′W / 38.200°N 1.400°W / 38.200; -1.400