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Location in Spain

Coordinates: 39°56′25″N 0°3′45″W / 39.94028°N 0.06250°W / 39.94028; -0.06250Coordinates: 39°56′25″N 0°3′45″W / 39.94028°N 0.06250°W / 39.94028; -0.06250
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Castellón
Comarca Plana Alta
Judicial district Villarreal
  Alcalde Vicente Casanova Claramonte (2007) (PP)
  Total 33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2015)
  Total 25,488
  Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Almassorí, almassorina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12550
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

Almassora (Valencian: [aɫmaˈsoɾa]; Spanish: Almazora) is a town and municipality in the comarca of Plana Alta, Valencian Community, Spain.

Urbanized areas


There are ancient Iberian remains within the municipal term. Its present location is from Muslim origin and it is said that the place received its name from Al-Mansur Ibn Abi Aamir 'Almansor', the Caliph of Cordova.

James I of Aragon conquered the town from the saracens in 1234. the municipal charter was given in 1237. In 1616 a channel was built to bring the water from the Millars River to the town.[1]

Notable people


  1. País Valencià, poble a poble, comarca a comarca by Paco González Ramírez

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