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Pedreguer

 

Pedreguer

Pedreguer

Coordinates: 38°47′36″N 0°2′3″E / 38.79333°N 0.03417°E / 38.79333; 0.03417Coordinates: 38°47′36″N 0°2′3″E / 38.79333°N 0.03417°E / 38.79333; 0.03417

Country Spain
Autonomous Community Valencia
Province Alicante
Comarca Marina Alta
Government
Area
 • Total 29.57 km2 (11.42 sq mi)
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 7,480
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Website http://www1.pedreguer.es/

Pedreguer (Valencian: [peðɾeˈɣeɾ], Spanish: [peðɾeˈɣer]) is a town in the comarca of Marina Alta in the province of Alicante, Spain. The town is situated at the foot of the Muntanya Gran and close to the two larger coastal towns of Dénia and Xàbia. It has a population of 7097 (as of 2008). It is also close to the Jalon Valley which is famous for its springtime almond tree blossom.[1]

Pedreguer Rastro is a sort of flea market in the town. Take video slide show tour [1]

Important figures

  • Celedonio Calatayud (Pedreguer, October 29, 1880 – Madrid, January 24, 1931) was a Spanish scientist and radiologist, remembered for his achievements on radiology and electrology. He pioneered the use of radiology and electrology in Europe for both diagnostics and therapeutical purposes. In 1928 he was declared favourite son of Pedreguer.

References

View Slide Show Virtual Tour [2]

  • Policia Local de Pedreguer
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