La Pobla Llarga

La Pobla Llarga (Valencian pronunciation: [la ˈpɔbla ˈʎaɾɣa]; Spanish: Puebla Larga [ˈpweβla ˈlaɾɣa]) is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera Alta in the Valencian Community, Spain. Well known of the orange growth and its flourishing commerce in the 19th and 20th centuries.[citation needed] Currently, its inhabitants live basically on agriculture and the service sector.

La Pobla Llarga
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La Pobla Llarga is located in Spain
La Pobla Llarga
La Pobla Llarga
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°5′10″N 0°28′36″W / 39.08611°N 0.47667°W / 39.08611; -0.47667Coordinates: 39°5′10″N 0°28′36″W / 39.08611°N 0.47667°W / 39.08611; -0.47667
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceValencia
ComarcaRibera Alta
Judicial districtAlzira
Government
 • AlcaldeNeus Garrigues Calatayud
Area
 • Total10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total4,482
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Poblatà, poblatana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46670
Official language(s)Valencian
WebsiteOfficial website

EconomyEdit

TransportEdit

Public transport is provided by the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV). Is well connected by Cercanías Valencia, the commuter rail service that serves Valencia, Spain and its metropolitan area. It is operated by Cercanías Renfe, the commuter rail division of RENFE, the former monopoly of rail services in Spain. The network is owned by Adif, the national railway infrastructure company. La Pobla Llarga Railway Station utilices the radial line C-2.[2] to/from the city centre. From The North station (Valencia) it's the eight parade after Alfafar-Benetusser station, Catarroja station, Silla station, Benifaió-Almussafes station, Algemesí station, Alzira station, Carcaixent station and finally La Pobla Llarga station. Train service from the village to Valencia is every 20 minutes

The village is well connected by car. The easiest way to reach La Pobla Llarga from the city of Valencia through the A-7 and then CV-564

InfrastructureEdit

EducationEdit

With a population near 4.500, Pobla Llaga has a public school's Doctor Sanchis Guarner,[3][4] Pere d' Esplugues High School [5] and Colegio Santa Ana,a mixed private school which teaches as the presence of various languages (English, Catalan and Spanish). The village also has a music school (Unió Musical La Pobla Llarga)

HospitalsEdit

The village has the Centre de salut La pobla Llarga (Medical Center)[6] and is near of Alzira Hospital and Hospital Lluís Alcanyís de Xàtiva

DemographicsEdit

1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010
4.537 4.376 4.463 4.390 4.339 4.373 4.372 4.473 4.451 4.379 4.420 4.754

MonumentsEdit

  • Antigua Alquería y necrópolis. Dating to the Arabic times
  • Cruz del Término (Creu de Terme), gotical style 13th century
  • Pont de l’Ase
  • Ayuntamiento, 14th century.
  • Iglesia Parroquial.
  • Casa Miñana
  • Casa del Baró de santa Bàrbera
  • Plaça de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats, built by Silvestre d' Edeta,
  • Magatzem Ballester [7] built in 1930 has an eclecticism and Modernisme and style [8]
  • Cinema Monterrey, built in 1950 by architect Juan Guardiola Martinez (1895-1962), a student of Antoni Gaudí who is best known for designing Barcelona's House Xinesa.[9][10]
  • Mercat, a Modernisme architecture

CultureEdit

Each year the village holds a celebration in honor of San Caxlit and the Moors and Christians. On October 2010 Vincent Pérez opened their holiday festivities.[11]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Renfe - Map of Valencia Commuter Lines". Archived from the original on 2014-01-23. Retrieved 2014-09-17.
  3. ^ "CEIP Dr. Sanchis Guarner". CEIP Dr. Sanchis Guarner.
  4. ^ "Colegio Publico Doctor Sanchis Guarner - la Pobla Llarga". Infoisinfo.
  5. ^ "Colegios públicos de pobla llarga (la)". www.scholarum.es.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-29. Retrieved 2014-09-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-21. Retrieved 2014-09-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Monterrey Rehabilitació del cinema Monterrey". Archived from the original on January 12, 2014.
  10. ^ "La Pobla Llarga mejora el antiguo cine Monterrey". Las Provincias. October 24, 2009.
  11. ^ "News: October/November 2010". www.vincentperez.com.
  12. ^ "David Albelda". BBC Sport. Retrieved 31 December 2012.

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