Banyeres de Mariola

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Banyeres de Mariola

Bañeres
Flag of Banyeres de Mariola
Flag
Coat of arms of Banyeres de Mariola
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Banyeres de Mariola is located in Spain
Banyeres de Mariola
Banyeres de Mariola
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°42′57″N 0°39′26″W / 38.71583°N 0.65722°W / 38.71583; -0.65722Coordinates: 38°42′57″N 0°39′26″W / 38.71583°N 0.65722°W / 38.71583; -0.65722
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceAlacant
ComarcaAlcoià
Judicial districtAlcoi
Government
 • AlcaldeJosep Sempere i Castelló (2015) (Compromís)
Area
 • Total50.28 km2 (19.41 sq mi)
Elevation
816 m (2,677 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total7,113
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
DemonymsBanyerenc, banyerenca
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
03450
Official language(s)Valencian
WebsiteOfficial website

Banyeres de Mariola (Valencian pronunciation: [baˈɲeɾez ðe maɾiˈɔla], Spanish: Bañeres) is a settlement in the north of the province of Alicante (Spain), 860 metres above sea level, with a population of 7,500. The main employer is the local textile industry; the town has a Moorish castle that dates from 1214, and is surrounded by mountains, almond and olive trees.

From the 22 to the 25 April each year the town celebrates the Moros i Cristians (Moors and Christians) festival, commemorating the 13th century defeat by the Christians of the occupying Moorish rulers, it is a festival of pageantry, costume, and pyrotechnics.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen climate classification, Banyeres has a Csa hot-summer mediterranean climate, highly influenced by the altitude and the distance from the sea, having also continental factors; the winters are cool, and the summers are hot during the day and mild during the night.

Climate data for Banyeres de Mariola
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 11.2
(52.2)
11.9
(53.4)
14.5
(58.1)
16.8
(62.2)
20.2
(68.4)
24.8
(76.6)
28.5
(83.3)
28.7
(83.7)
25.4
(77.7)
20.2
(68.4)
15.4
(59.7)
12.1
(53.8)
19.1
(66.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.4
(43.5)
7.0
(44.6)
9.1
(48.4)
11.3
(52.3)
14.6
(58.3)
19.0
(66.2)
22.3
(72.1)
22.7
(72.9)
19.6
(67.3)
14.9
(58.8)
10.4
(50.7)
7.5
(45.5)
13.8
(56.8)
Average low °C (°F) 1.6
(34.9)
2.1
(35.8)
3.7
(38.7)
5.9
(42.6)
9.1
(48.4)
13.2
(55.8)
16.2
(61.2)
16.8
(62.2)
13.8
(56.8)
9.6
(49.3)
5.4
(41.7)
2.9
(37.2)
8.5
(47.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 35
(1.4)
39
(1.5)
43
(1.7)
53
(2.1)
49
(1.9)
36
(1.4)
15
(0.6)
23
(0.9)
49
(1.9)
71
(2.8)
58
(2.3)
48
(1.9)
519
(20.4)
Source: climate-data.org[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "TABLA CLIMÁTICA / BANYERES DE MARIOLA".