Vall d'Albaida

Vall d'Albaida


Coat of arms
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Capital Ontinyent
  Total 722.22 km2 (278.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 89,798
  Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Ontinyent

Vall d'Albaida (Valencian pronunciation: [ˈvaʎ dalˈbajða], Spanish: Valle de Albaida) is a comarca in the province of Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain, of some 722 square kilometers and some 90,000 inhabitants around the year 2008 at some 70 km of the city of Valencia . Reconquered by the Aragonese king James I of Aragon in the first half of the 13th Century it was heavily populated by Muslims until the Expulsion of the Moriscos from the Kingdom of Valencia in 1609.[1]



  1. Haliczer, Stephen. Inquisition and Society in the Kingdom of Valencia, 1478-1834. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, 244-272.

Coordinates: 38°50′30.64″N 0°32′52.59″W / 38.8418444°N 0.5479417°W / 38.8418444; -0.5479417

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