Carlet

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Carlet
Municipality
Coat of arms of Carlet
Coat of arms
Carlet is located in Spain
Carlet
Carlet
Location 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
Province Valencia
Comarca Ribera Alta
Judicial district Carlet
Government
 • Alcalde Mª Ángeles Crespo Martínez
Area
 • Total 45.6 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 15,366
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Carletí, carletina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46240
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official 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]

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