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Subject: List of municipalities in Valencia, Camp de Morvedre, Álvaro Navarro Serra, Valencian Pilota Squad, Valencian pilotaris, Trofeu Individual Bancaixa 2007
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Coat of arms
Location in Spain

Coordinates: 39°43′40″N 0°15′40″W / 39.72778°N 0.26111°W / 39.72778; -0.26111Coordinates: 39°43′40″N 0°15′40″W / 39.72778°N 0.26111°W / 39.72778; -0.26111

Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Camp de Morvedre
Judicial district Sagunto
 • Alcalde Antoni Francesc Gaspar Ramos
 • Total 1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Elevation 27 m (89 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,420
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Demonym Faurer, faurera
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46512
Official language(s) Valencian

Faura is a municipality in the comarca of Camp de Morvedre in the Valencian Community, Spain.

The Catholic guardian of this town is Santa Barbara. During some feast days there is an event in which the people of Faura will hold a procession for the image of the virgin.

Faura itself lays between orange fields and has an old historic past.

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