Sueca, Valencia

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Sueca
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Sueca is located in Spain
Sueca
Sueca
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°12′0″N 0°18′41″W / 39.20000°N 0.31139°W / 39.20000; -0.31139Coordinates: 39°12′0″N 0°18′41″W / 39.20000°N 0.31139°W / 39.20000; -0.31139
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceValencia
ComarcaRibera Baixa
Judicial districtSueca
Government
 • AlcaldeRaquel Tamarit (2015) (Compromís)
Area
 • Total92.5 km2 (35.7 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total27,460
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Suecà, Suecana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46410
Official language(s)Spanish and Valencian
WebsiteOfficial website

Sueca (Valencian pronunciation: [suˈɛka]) is a city in eastern Spain in the Valencian Community. It is situated on the left bank of the river Xúquer. The town of Sueca is separated from the Mediterranean Sea 11 kilometres (7 miles) to the east by the Serra de Cullera, though the municipality possesses 7 km (4 mi) of Mediterranean coastline. Some of the architecture shows Moorish roots—the flat roofs, view-turrets (miradors), and horseshoe arches—and the area has an irrigation system dating from Moorish times. Rice processing is the principal industry, though oranges are also exported.

Villages included in the municipality[edit]

Twin Towns[edit]

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Sueca". Encyclopædia Britannica. 26 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 21.