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Coat of arms of Almassora
Coat of arms
Almassora is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°56′25″N 0°3′45″W / 39.94028°N 0.06250°W / 39.94028; -0.06250Coordinates: 39°56′25″N 0°3′45″W / 39.94028°N 0.06250°W / 39.94028; -0.06250
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Castellón
Comarca Plana Alta
Judicial district Villarreal
 • Alcalde Susanna Nicolau Hidalgo (2015) (Compromís)
 • Total 33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 25,488
 • Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Almassorí, almassorina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12550
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

Almassora (Valencian: [aɫmaˈsoɾa]; Spanish: Almazora) is a town and municipality in the comarca of Plana Alta, Valencian Community, Spain.

Urbanized areas[edit]

  • Almassora
  • La Platja
  • L'Horta
  • El Secà
  • Polígon industrial


There are ancient Iberian remains within the municipal term. Its present location is from Muslim origin and it is said that the place received its name from Al-Mansur Ibn Abi Aamir 'Almansor', the Caliph of Cordova.

James I of Aragon conquered the town from the saracens in 1234. the municipal charter was given in 1237. In 1616 a channel was built to bring the water from the Millars River to the town.[1]

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