Benejúzar

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Benejúzar
Localització de Benejússer respecte el Baix Segura.png
Benejúzar is located in Spain
Benejúzar
Benejúzar
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°4′40″N 0°50′19″W / 38.07778°N 0.83861°W / 38.07778; -0.83861Coordinates: 38°4′40″N 0°50′19″W / 38.07778°N 0.83861°W / 38.07778; -0.83861
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceAlicante
ComarcaVega Baja del Segura
Judicial districtOrihuela
Government
 • AlcaldeAntonio Bernabé Bernabé (2007) (PP)
Area
 • Total34.89 km2 (13.47 sq mi)
Elevation
39 m (128 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total5,472
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Benejucense
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
03390
Official language(s)Spanish

Benejúzar (Spanish pronunciation: [beneˈxuθaɾ]) is a town and municipality located in the comarca of Vega Baja del Segura, in the province of Alicante, Spain. Benejúzar has an area of 9.3 km² and, according to the 2005 census, a total population of 5,249 inhabitants. The economy of Benejúzar is mainly based on agriculture (lime farming). The most important monument in the city is the Catholic church of Virgen del Rosario, built in 1611.

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