Xeraco

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Xeraco
Municipality
Coat of arms of Xeraco
Coat of arms
Xeraco is located in Spain
Xeraco
Xeraco
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°1′55″N 0°12′56″W / 39.03194°N 0.21556°W / 39.03194; -0.21556Coordinates: 39°1′55″N 0°12′56″W / 39.03194°N 0.21556°W / 39.03194; -0.21556
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Safor
Judicial district Gandia
Government
 • Alcalde Ferran Bofí Pardo (2007) (PSPV-PSOE)
Area
 • Total 20.2 km2 (7.8 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 6,186
 • Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Xeraquer, xeraquera
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46770
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

Xeraco (Valencian pronunciation: [ʃeˈɾako], locally: [(æj)ʃæˈɾɑko]; Spanish: Jaraco [xaˈɾako]) is a municipality in the comarca of Safor in Valencia, Spain.[1] Like many coastal towns it is divided into the original village of Xeraco and the new beach resort, Xeraco Platja. Xeraco is separated from the neighbouring beach resorts of Gandia and Cullera by the Ríu Vaca and swamp land containing Spain's largest native population of Hippopotami.

Geography[edit]

Xeraco is 57 km to the south from Valencia city (39° 01' 55" N 0° 12' 56" W). There is about 3 km between the village and the beach known as Xeraco Platja

Road: N-332.

Highway: AP-7 exit, shared with Xeresa

Railway station: C-1 Line, from Valencia (RENFE).

Demographics[edit]

Demographic Change[2]
2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010
4.982 5.145 5.443 5.671 6.259 6.129

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ficha municipal Xeraco" [Municipal sketch Xeraco] (PDF) (in Spanish). Institut valencià d'estadística. 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 2012-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Ficha municipal Xeraco" [Municipal sketch Xeraco] (PDF) (in Spanish). Institut valencià d'estadística. 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 2012-05-13.