Sueca, Valencia

For other uses, see Sueca (disambiguation).


Coat of arms

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
Province Valencia
Comarca Ribera Baixa
Judicial district Sueca
  Alcalde Raquel Tamarit (2015) (Compromís)
  Total 92.5 km2 (35.7 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2009)
  Total 28,908
  Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Suecà, Suecana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46410
Official language(s) Valencian
Website Official website

Sueca (Valencian pronunciation: [suˈɛka], locally: [suˈɛkɛ]) 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

Twin Towns

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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