Vega Baja del Segura

Vega Baja del Segura (in Spanish) or Baix Segura (in Valencian) is a comarca in the province of Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain.

Vega Baja del Segura
Mapa de la Vega Baja del Segura.svg
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceAlicante
CapitalEscut d'Oriola.svgOrihuela
Municipalities
Area
 • Total957.3 km2 (369.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total355,257
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Demonymvegabajense
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityTorrevieja

To the north its neighbouring comarcas are the Baix Vinalopó and Vinalopó Mitjà. Its southern limits are also those of the Valencian Community as it meets a different autonomous community, the Region of Murcia.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The comarca is composed of 27 municipalities, listed below with their areas and populations:

Name Area
in km2
Population
(2001)
[2]
Population
(2011)
[3]
Population
(2019)
[4]
Albatera 66.5 8,633 11,690 12,279
Algorfa 18.4 1,710 3,312 2,935
Almoradí 42.7 14,050 19,280 20,803
Benejúzar 9.3 5,106 5,288 5,402
Benferri 12.4 1,166 1,881 1,942
Benijófar 4.4 2,297 3,355 3,322
Bigastro 4.1 5,155 6,737 6,733
Callosa de Segura 24.8 15,805 17,919 19,038
Catral 20.0 5,295 8,574 8,639
Coix 16.8 6,196 6,975 7,297
Daya Nueva 7.1 1,244 1,896 1,737
Daya Vieja 3.1 226 596 690
Dolores 18.7 6,267 7,303 7,470
Formentera del Segura 4.3 2,170 3,995 4,191
Granja de Rocamora 7.2 1,745 2,471 2,580
Guardamar del Segura 35.6 9,480 15,520 15,348
Jacarilla 12.2 1,644 2,008 2,022
Los Montesinos 15.1 2,774 4,852 4,968
Orihuela 365.4 54,390 79,889 77,414
Pilar de la Horadada 77.9 12,731 20,836 21,905
Rafal 1.6 3,414 4,203 4,498
Redován 9.4 5,860 7,562 7,869
Rojales 27.6 8,489 17,986 16,963
San Fulgencio 19.7 4,039 9,572 7,855
San Isidro 11.7 1,340 1,925 1,986
San Miguel de Salinas 54.9 4,310 6,391 6,034
Torrevieja 71.4 50,953 90,097 83,337
Totals 957.3 236,489 364,113 355,257

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official estimate as at 1 January 2019: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  2. ^ Census of 1 November 2001: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  3. ^ Census of 1 November 2011: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.
  4. ^ Official estimate as at 1 January 2019: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid, 2019.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 38°05′03″N 0°56′42″W / 38.08417°N 0.94500°W / 38.08417; -0.94500