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Coat of arms
Marina Baixa
Location of Finestrat in Spain

Coordinates: 38°34′01″N 0°12′45″W / 38.56694°N 0.21250°W / 38.56694; -0.21250Coordinates: 38°34′01″N 0°12′45″W / 38.56694°N 0.21250°W / 38.56694; -0.21250

Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Alicante
Comarca Marina Baja
Judicial district Benidorm
 • Alcalde Honorato Algado Martínez (PP)
 • Total 42.25 km2 (16.31 sq mi)
Elevation 238 m (781 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 6,137
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym finestratí, finestratina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 03500, 03509
Official language(s) Valencian, Spanish

Finestrat (Valencian pronunciation: [finesˈtɾat]) is a municipality in the comarca of Marina Baixa, Alicante in the Valencian Community, Spain.


Finestrat is situated 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Benidorm and 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Alicante International Airport. Accessed by road via the motorway AP-7 and exit 65-A, from where a local road connects to the town. Finestrat can also be accessed directly from the N-332. The old town is located inland but there is also about 267 metres (876 ft) of coast from Punta del Tossal to Cala de Finestrat. The beach of Cala de Finestrat is bordered by the towns of La Vila Joiosa to the southwest and Benidorm to the northeast. The municipality includes the mountain Puig Campana, whose summit reaches 1,410 m (4,630 ft).


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