L'Ènova

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L'Ènova
Municipality
Coat of arms of L'Ènova
Coat of arms
L'Ènova is located in Spain
L'Ènova
L'Ènova
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°2′40″N 0°28′56″W / 39.04444°N 0.48222°W / 39.04444; -0.48222Coordinates: 39°2′40″N 0°28′56″W / 39.04444°N 0.48222°W / 39.04444; -0.48222
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Ribera Alta
Judicial district Alcira
Government
 • Alcalde Francisco Ordiñana Martínez (PSPV-PSOE)
Area
 • Total 7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,011
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Enovense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46669
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

L'Ènova (Valencian pronunciation: [ˈlɛnova]) is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera Alta in the Valencian Community, Spain.

Main sights[edit]

  • Villa romana: Roman villa, dating from the 2nd century. The site corresponds to a Roman villa belonging to a patrician noble man, Publius Corneliuslunianus, and has an area of about 2600 m2. The excavations have brought various mosaics, domestic baths, a private temple with a sculpture, the sepulchral inscription of a Roman freedman, marble,coins, glass and lots of pottery remains. The remains revealed that the village consisted on an arcaded courtyard, rich architectural elements (rooms covered by marble, terracotta floor, sculptures.) thermal baths and a temple [1]
  • Cantera Romana: Dated from the 1st and 2nd centuries, it is located about 500 meters from the villa. Placed in “La Partida dels Francs”, the quarry was made by different arms by which the marble was extracted. It has been found a quarry in the chapel, it is carved into the rock and an iron wedge of about 20 cm in length, the unique in the Iberian Peninsula. Some ceramic remains and card marks in the stone have also been found.

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