Carlet

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Carlet
Coat of arms of Carlet
Coat of arms
Carlet is located in Spain
Carlet
Carlet
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°13′35″N 0°31′16″W / 39.22639°N 0.52111°W / 39.22639; -0.52111Coordinates: 39°13′35″N 0°31′16″W / 39.22639°N 0.52111°W / 39.22639; -0.52111
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceValencia
ComarcaRibera Alta
Judicial districtCarlet
Government
 • AlcaldeMª Ángeles Crespo Martínez
Area
 • Total45.6 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
Elevation
48 m (157 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total15,446
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Carletí, carletina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46240
Official language(s)Valencian
WebsiteOfficial website

Carlet is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera Alta in the Valencian Community, Spain.

Main sights[edit]

  • Hermitage of San Bernat: Chapel built above the Muslim king ́s palace who tortured his son Bernardo and his two daughters, María and Gracia, for having converted to Christianism. It is a building of a centralized floor formed by a double structure created by an outer heptagon involving the interior and circular floor. Above the interior zone there is a dome with Arabic tiles in blue characteristic of the Valencian domes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MANCOMUNITAT DE LA RIBERA ALTA (Cultural Heritage Poles Study) (2012-03-20). "CHORD – Cultural Heritage: Exploiting Opportunities for Rural Development" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-09-09.

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