Benicull de Xúquer

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Benicull de Xúquer
Coat of arms of Benicull de Xúquer
Coat of arms
Benicull de Xúquer is located in Spain
Benicull de Xúquer
Benicull de Xúquer
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°11′08″N 0°22′53″W / 39.18556°N 0.38139°W / 39.18556; -0.38139Coordinates: 39°11′08″N 0°22′53″W / 39.18556°N 0.38139°W / 39.18556; -0.38139
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Ribera Baixa
Judicial district Sueca
Founded 2003
 • Alcalde José Francisco Damiá Bisbal
 • Total 3.56 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 950
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46689
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website
A field in Benicull with the Serra de Corbera in the background

Benicull de Xúquer is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera Baixa in the Valencian Community, Spain. As of 2003 the population was less than one thousand.


On November 17, 1973 , a group of schoolchildren from Benicull guided by their teachers Alberto Ripoll and Carmen Ezquer, found in a cave (within the site of the Sima de la Pedrera) remains of Neolithic [1] , among which features a Bell-beaker Beaker culture dated between 2200-1800 BC [2] .

Bell-beaker dated between 2200-1800 BC