Benicull de Xúquer

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Benicull de Xúquer
Municipality
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
Government
 • Alcalde José Francisco Damiá Bisbal
Area
 • 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.

HERITAGE

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