Castellón de la Plana

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Castellón de la Plana

Castelló de la Plana  (Catalan)
Central parts of Castelló de la Plana.
Central parts of Castelló de la Plana.
Flag of Castellón de la Plana
Flag
Coat of arms of Castellón de la Plana
Coat of arms
Location in the Valencian Community
Location in the Valencian Community
Castellón de la Plana is located in Spain
Castellón de la Plana
Castellón de la Plana
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°58′59″N 0°1′59″W / 39.98306°N 0.03306°W / 39.98306; -0.03306Coordinates: 39°58′59″N 0°1′59″W / 39.98306°N 0.03306°W / 39.98306; -0.03306
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceCastellón
ComarcaPlana Alta
Judicial districtCastelló de la Plana
Government
 • AlcaldesaAmparo Marco Gual (2015) (PSPV-PSOE)
Area
 • Total108.78 km2 (42.00 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Highest elevation
609 m (1,998 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total170,888
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
DemonymsCastellonenc, Castellonenses
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12001-06
Dialing code964
Official language(s)Valencian, Spanish[2]
ClimateBSk
WebsiteOfficial website

Castellón de la Plana (Spanish pronunciation: [kasteˈʎon de la ˈplana]), Castelló de la Plana (official) (Template:IPA-va), or simply Castellón, is the capital city of the province of Castellón, in the Valencian Community (Spain). It is located in the east of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Azahar by the Mediterranean Sea. The mountain range known as Desert de les Palmes rises inland north of the town.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. Sistema de Información Territorial de la Generalidad Valenciana. "Predomínio Lingüístico oficial". Unknown parameter |acessdate= ignored (|access-date= suggested) (help)