Finestrat

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Finestrat
Coat of arms of Finestrat
Coat of arms
Location of Finestrat in Marina Baixa
Location of Finestrat in Marina Baixa
Finestrat is located in Spain
Finestrat
Finestrat
Location of Finestrat in Spain
Coordinates: 38°34′01″N 0°12′45″W / 38.56694°N 0.21250°W / 38.56694; -0.21250Coordinates: 38°34′01″N 0°12′45″W / 38.56694°N 0.21250°W / 38.56694; -0.21250
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceAlicante
ComarcaMarina Baja
Judicial districtBenidorm
Government
 • AlcaldeHonorato Algado Martínez (PP)
Area
 • Total42.25 km2 (16.31 sq mi)
Elevation
238 m (781 ft)
Population
(2009)
 • Total6,137
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s)finestratí, finestratina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
03500, 03509
Official language(s)Valencian, Spanish
Websitewww.ayto-finestrat.es

Finestrat (Valencian pronunciation: [finesˈtɾat]) is a municipality in the comarca of Marina Baixa, Alicante in the Valencian Community, Spain.

Geography[edit]

Finestrat is situated 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Benidorm and 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Alicante International Airport. Accessed by road via the motorway AP-7 and exit 65-A, from where a local road connects to the town. Finestrat can also be accessed directly from the N-332. The old town is located inland but there is also about 267 metres (876 ft) of coast from Punta del Tossal to Cala de Finestrat (es). The beach of Cala de Finestrat is bordered by the towns of La Vila Joiosa to the southwest and Benidorm to the northeast. The municipality includes the mountain Puig Campana, whose summit reaches 1,410 m (4,630 ft).

Gallery[edit]

A view of Cala de Finestrat
Bay of Finestrat
A view of Puig Campana Mountain
Puig Campana Mountain

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