Faura

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Faura (disambiguation).
Faura
Municipality
Faura. Vista.JPG
Coat of arms of Faura
Coat of arms
Faura is located in Spain
Faura
Faura
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°43′40″N 0°15′40″W / 39.72778°N 0.26111°W / 39.72778; -0.26111Coordinates: 39°43′40″N 0°15′40″W / 39.72778°N 0.26111°W / 39.72778; -0.26111
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Camp de Morvedre
Judicial district Sagunto
Government
 • Alcalde Antoni Francesc Gaspar Ramos
Area
 • Total 1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Elevation 27 m (89 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,420
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Faurer, faurera
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46512
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

Faura is a municipality in the comarca of Camp de Morvedre in the Valencian Community, Spain.

The Catholic guardian of this town is Santa Barbara. During some feast days there is an event in which the people of Faura will hold a procession for the image of the virgin.

Faura itself lies between orange fields and has an old historic past.