Carlet

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Carlet
Coat of arms of Carlet
Carlet is located in Province of Valencia
Carlet
Carlet
Location of Carlet in the Province of Valencia
Carlet is located in Valencian Community
Carlet
Carlet
Location of Carlet in the Valencian Community
Carlet is located in Spain
Carlet
Carlet
Location of Carlet in Spain
Coordinates: 39°13′35″N 0°31′16″W / 39.22639°N 0.52111°W / 39.22639; -0.52111Coordinates: 39°13′35″N 0°31′16″W / 39.22639°N 0.52111°W / 39.22639; -0.52111
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceValencia
ComarcaRibera Alta
Judicial districtCarlet
Government
 • AlcaldeDolores I. Navarro Lacuesta (PSOE)
Area
 • Total45.6 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
Elevation
48 m (157 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total15.740 (2,020)
Demonym(s)Carletí, carletina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46240
Official language(s)Valencian
WebsiteOfficial website

Carlet is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera Alta in the Valencian Community, Spain.

Main sights[edit]

  • Hermitage of San Bernat: Chapel built above the Muslim king ́s palace who tortured his son Bernardo and his two daughters, María and Gracia, for having converted to Christianism. It is a building of a centralized floor formed by a double structure created by an outer heptagon involving the interior and circular floor. Above the interior zone there is a dome with Arabic tiles in blue characteristic of the Valencian domes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MANCOMUNITAT DE LA RIBERA ALTA (Cultural Heritage Poles Study) (2012-03-20). "CHORD – Cultural Heritage: Exploiting Opportunities for Rural Development" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-09-09.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Carlet at Wikimedia Commons