Gavarda

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Gavarda
Gavarda. Entrada des de Beneixida 2.jpg
Coat of arms of Gavarda
Coat of arms
Gavarda is located in Spain
Gavarda
Gavarda
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°5′30″N 0°33′36″W / 39.09167°N 0.56000°W / 39.09167; -0.56000Coordinates: 39°5′30″N 0°33′36″W / 39.09167°N 0.56000°W / 39.09167; -0.56000
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceValencia
ComarcaRibera Alta
Judicial districtAlzira
Government
 • AlcaldeAdela Martínez Corbí
Area
 • Total7.79 km2 (3.01 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,058
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gabardí/na
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46267
Official language(s)Valencian
WebsiteOfficial website

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

Main sights[edit]

  • Napoleonic battery: The remains of the 18th century fortress are situated in a small promontory on the east side of the new village of Gavarda. The Battery was built in a strategic point since from its position took control over the Júcar River and the road connecting Castilla and Valencia being used during the Independence War; the latest archeological studies show its use as a Fort.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Cultural Heritage: Exploiting Opportunities for Rural Development : Cultural Heritage Poles Study" (PDF). Programmedmed.eu. Retrieved 2016-11-22.