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Las Provincias is a Spanish language regional newspaper published in Valencia, Spain.

Las Provincias
TypeRegional daily newspaper
Owner(s)Grupo Vocento
PublisherFederico Domenech SA
Founded30 January 1866; 153 years ago (1866-01-30)
Political alignmentConservatism
Circulation20,771 (2014)
Sister newspapersABC
El Correo Español
El Diario Vasco
La Verdad
WebsiteLas Provincias


History and profileEdit

Las Provincias was first published in January 1886.[1] The paper is part of the Vocento Group[2][3] and is published by Federico Domenech SA.[4] The daily is based in Valencia[2][5] and has six local editions published in La Ribera, Camp de Morvedre, La Costera, La Safor, La Marina and Castellon.[2][4] Its sister newspapers include ABC, El Correo Español, El Diario Vasco and La Verdad, all of which are part of the Vocento Group.[3]

Las Provincias has a right-wing political stance.[6] In the 1960s the paper opposed the attempts of intellectuals to revive the culture and language of the region.[7]

The paper has a supplement, namely XL Semanal.[8]


The circulation of Las Provincias was 58,354 copies in 1993.[9][10] Its circulation was 42,905 copies in 2002.[3] The circulation of the paper was 28,000 copies in 2011.[11] The paper had a circulation of 20,771 copies in 2014.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Helena Buffery; Elisenda Marcer (18 December 2010). Historical Dictionary of the Catalans. Scarecrow Press. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-8108-7514-2. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "Las Provincias". Vocento. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b c David Ward (2004). "A Mapping Study of Media Concentration and Ownership in Ten European Countries" (PDF). Dutch Media Authority. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Las Provincias". Publicitas. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  5. ^ "El Diario de Navarra: the leading Spanish regional daily" (PDF). WAN IFRA. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  6. ^ Miles Roddis (2002). Costa Blanca. Lonely Planet. p. 56. ISBN 978-1-74059-032-7. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  7. ^ Helena Buffery; Elisenda Marcer (18 December 2010). Historical Dictionary of the Catalans. Scarecrow Press. p. 43. ISBN 978-0-8108-7514-2. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Tom on the Cover". Tom Cruise Forever. 2 January 2009. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  9. ^ "The Daily Press". Contenidos. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  10. ^ "Facts of Spain". Florida International University. Archived from the original on 21 June 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Las Provincias". Cesanamedia Italy. Archived from the original on 23 February 2015. Retrieved 23 February 2015.

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