Church of Sant Bartolomeu.
Location in Spain
|Coordinates: 40°25′N 0°25′E / 40.417°N 0.417°E|
|Autonomous community||Valencian Community|
|• Mayor||Marcelino Domingo Pruñonosa (PP)|
|• Total||47.9 km2 (18.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||21 m (69 ft)|
|• Density||560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Official language(s)||Valencian, Spanish|
Benicarló (Valencian pronunciation: [benikaɾˈlo]) is a city and municipality in the north of the province of Castelló, part of the Valencian Community, in the Mediterranean Coast between the cities of Vinaròs and Peníscola, not too far south from the Ebre River.
Tourism, agriculture and some manufacturing are the major industries. Benicarló is part of the Taula del Sénia free association of municipalities.
Benicarló is served by a train station in the Valencia-Barcelona line, and is connected by road through the A7 Highway.
- Chapel of Cristo del Mar
- Parish church of Sant Bartolomeu (18th century). It has a Baroque façade, an octagonal bell tower and a dome over the transept. The interior, on a single nave, houses a retablo attributed to Vicente Juan Masip.
- Convent of St. Francis (1578)
- Hermitage of St. Gregory, located c. 2 km outside the city.
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