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martes, 14 de julio de 2020

 

 

 Denia capital of the Marina Alta


We continue with the series of different posts on the populations that surround us and in order to extend and briefly reveal some of their characteristics, we continue with Denia, it is the capital of the Marina Alta region, also known as Marquesado of Denia.


   Geography


The Montgó Natural Park, occupies a good part of the southern half of the term, from its feet the Cape of San Antonio extends, with its maritime reserve, the Pla de Dénia plain, this formed by quaternary erosion and alluvial materials of great fertility, where agriculture takes place. Denia is divided between low and sandy coasts, and cut-off coasts, cliffs at Las Rotas.

Denia has a coast of 20 km; and the northern beaches are wide and sandy. In the south there are rocky coves. A quality management and environmental management system has been implemented.

   Communication


Through the N-332 national road it connects with Spain and Europe and with the AP-7 motorway with direct exit to the city.

  History

With a history full of data and conquests Denia has traces of life since the Bronze Age, passing through the Romans, Arabs, Christians and now with the expansion of the phenomenon of mass tourism, Denia is an image of the mix of cultures and peoples that It is reflected in its architecture and the character of its people, the importance of its port has been vital in the development of this Mediterranean city.


   Demography

After suffering a population decline at the beginning of the 20th century, the demographic evolution of the municipality had a radical change thanks to the tourist boom of the 1960s. Its population went from 12,185 inhabitants. in 1960 to 41,553 inhabitants in January 2015

   Economy

It was a population based on agriculture, raisins, and the crisis that this precious fruit had since the beginning of the 20th century, meant a certain economic paralysis of the city. Since the 1960s, tourism has become the main economic sector in Denia, causing the disappearance of most industries and rapid urbanization.

   Weather

Denia,s climate is especially mild and placid, with an annual average of 18.1ºC, winters are short and gentle, and summers long and warm. It should be noted that there is a monument near the Fishermen,s Market as a reason for the good weather in this beautiful city.

   Gastronomy

 Denia is part of the select group of cities named Creative City of Gastronomy by UNESCO.

Fish, seafood with the renowned and popular red shrimp, rice, dried octopus seafood casserole, mistela and raisins are the basis of excellent gastronomy, which any resident or visitor cannot refuse to taste in the innumerable establishments that furrow this population.

  Parties

Denia is considered one of the cities with the most parties and celebrations in the entire European continent.

The List begins in the month of January and has no pause until December, below we make a small reference to its main celebrations.

   January

 Three Wise Men Parade, January 5

 Pilgrimage to the hermitage of Santa Paula, January 26

   February

 Carnival, variable date: Saturday before Lent

 Half a year of Moors and Christians, variable date; in 2010: February 27

   March

Fallas 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 March. Highlights: the Fallas plantà, the mascletà, the parades, the wreath to the Virgen de los Desamparados, the cream where the fallas are burned, concluding the party.

   May

 Virgen de los Desamparados, variable date: second Sunday of the month

 Festivities on the street of the Holy Trinity, variable date

 June

 Pilgrimage of the Virgen del Rocío, Sunday following Corpus Christi

 Bonfires of San Juan, from June 20 to 24

 Festivities in the hermitage of San Juan, from June 20 to 24

 Fiestas on Calle San Pedro June 28 and 29

 Parties in the La Pedrera neighborhood June 28 and 29

   July

 Supervisory celebrations in honor to the Santísima Sangre and Bous a la mar, 1st fortnight of July

 The day of the Blessed Blood is always celebrated on the 2nd Wednesday after Saint Peter

 Los Bous a la Mar (bulls to the sea), declared a festival of National Tourist Interest.

 The parade of floats, declared a Festival of Provincial Tourist Interest, takes place on the last Saturday of the festivities.

   August

Moors and Christians, festivities in honor of San Roque, August 13–16 with notable celebrations such as Moorish landing, signing of the truce, children,s gala parade, gala parade, Christian landing, parliaments, battle of the harquebusier, miracle of the mist , surrender and toilet. Fireworks castle.

 

   September

 Fiestas de San Agustín in Las Rotas, last weekend of August or first of September

 October November

 All Saints Fair

   December

 Medieval Market from December 4 or 5 to 8 of the same month

 Pilgrimage to the hermitage of Santa Lucia, December 13

 Nit de la Llum (Night of Light), in the middle of December


From Marti Projects real estate agency, we try to transmit from our honesty, transparency, delivery, trust and professionalism the properties that we have for sale near the beach and that we currently have at your disposal in Denia.

Spain and specifically the Costa Blanca has countless ideal places to buy or invest in your new property. Populations such as Altea, Benissa, Benitachell, Calpe, Javea, Moraira or Denia are among the most demanded and appreciated on our Mediterranean Coast, all close to the beach and enjoying the microclimate that this Spanish region has with its annual average of 18º la turns into an ideal space to live.

 We will be happy to guide you and inform you of the details throughout the process, necessary to facilitate the future acquisition of your new property or business as an investment, we offer you the possibility through our multidisciplinary team; architects, technicians, collaborating companies, lawyers, legal advisers, notaries, the construction of your house, reform or maintenance.

The sun, water sports, fishing, Mediterranean diet, golf, incredible places and its people are some of the characteristics that our residents love, you will be able to hear the silence, enjoy our exquisite culinary dishes and see those unique sunrises and sunsets in our region .

  Related links

Denia 2016 Moors and Christians Festival

Costa Blanca holidays and quality of life

Properties for sale in Denia

Apartments and flats for sale in Denia

House and villas for sale in Denia

Properties for sale for investment

Urban plots and rustic land for sale in Denia

   External links

Denia Town Hall

Denia Tourism

 

 
 
 

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