Onda, Castellón

Onda is a town in eastern Spain, in the province of Castelló, part of the autonomous community of Valencia. It has 24,859 inhabitants.[2]

Onda, panoramic view
Onda, panoramic view
Flag of Onda
Coat of arms of Onda
Coat of arms
Onda is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°57′50″N 0°15′46″W / 39.96389°N 0.26278°W / 39.96389; -0.26278
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Valencian Community
ComarcaPlana Baixa
 • MayorXimo Huguet Lecha (PSOE)
 • Total108.42 km2 (41.86 sq mi)
Elevation194 m (636 ft)
 • Total24,850
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST (GMT +2))
Postal code
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 964 (Castellón)

The Sitjar dam, located close to Onda, is an important feature for the irrigation of the nearby fields with water from the Millars River.

Notable residentsEdit


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  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain) 2019
  3. ^ Marin, Manuela (5 December 2016). "History and Society". The Formation of al-Andalus, Part 1: History and Society. Routledge. p. 167. ISBN 9781351889612. Retrieved 10 January 2019 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Burns, Robert Ignatius; Chevedden, Paul Edward (1999). Negotiating Cultures: Bilingual Surrender Treaties on the Crusader-Muslim Frontier Under James the Conqueror. Brill. p. 72. ISBN 9789004112445. Retrieved 10 January 2019 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ "Vicente Alejandro Guillamón, nombrado director de 'Vida Nueva'" [Vicente Alejandro Guillamón, Appointed Director of 'Vida Nueva']. El País (in Spanish). Madrid. 23 November 1987. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  6. ^ Calero, Toni (9 September 2018). "Saura: 'Nunca podré renegar del fútbol; jugué con el Valencia y eso es muy grande'" [Saura: 'I Could Never Renounce Football; I Played for Valencia and that's Very Big]. Las Provincias (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Jose Ramos Castillo" (in Spanish). Spanish Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  8. ^ "La ondense Patricia Campos premiada con el galardón Miki Roqué por la Paz" [Onda Native Patricia Campos Wins the Miki Roqué Award for Peace]. Levante-EMV (in Spanish). 9 July 2016. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  9. ^ "Vicente Ballester, a escasos dos minutos" [Vicente Ballester, Just Two Minutes Away]. El Periódico Mediterráneo (in Spanish). 3 March 2007. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Euskaltel's Cabedo killed in training accident". Cyclingnews. 19 September 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.

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Coordinates: 39°57′45″N 0°15′50″W / 39.96250°N 0.26389°W / 39.96250; -0.26389