Xeraco (Valencian pronunciation: [ʃeˈɾako]; Spanish: Jaraco [xaˈɾako]) formerly also named as "Jaraco" (in Castillian language) is a municipality in the comarca of Safor in Valencia, Spain.[2] Like many coastal towns it is divided into the original village of Xeraco and the new beach resort, Xeraco Platja. Xeraco is separated from the neighbouring beach resorts of Gandia and Tavernes by the Ríu Vaca and swamp land containing native population of birds. It is an essentially agricultural village.

Xeraco
Ayuntamiento Xeraco.jpg
Coat of arms of Xeraco
Coat of arms
Xeraco is located in Province of Valencia
Xeraco
Xeraco
Location in Spain
Xeraco is located in Valencian Community
Xeraco
Xeraco
Xeraco (Valencian Community)
Xeraco is located in Spain
Xeraco
Xeraco
Xeraco (Spain)
Coordinates: 39°1′55″N 0°12′56″W / 39.03194°N 0.21556°W / 39.03194; -0.21556Coordinates: 39°1′55″N 0°12′56″W / 39.03194°N 0.21556°W / 39.03194; -0.21556
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceValencia
ComarcaSafor
Judicial districtGandia
Government
 • AlcaldeJosé Salvador Tejada (2018) (PSPV-PSOE)
Area
 • Total20.2 km2 (7.8 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total5,702
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Xeraquer, xeraquera
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46770
Official language(s)Valencian
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

Xeraco is 57 km to the south from Valencia city (39° 01' 55" N 0° 12' 56" W). There is about 3 km between the village and the beach known as Xeraco Platja

Road: N-332.

Highway: AP-7 exit, shared with Xeresa

Railway station: C-1 Line, from Valencia (RENFE).

DemographicsEdit

Demographic Change[3]
2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2017
4.982 5.145 5.443 5.671 6.259 6.129 5.715

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Ficha municipal Xeraco" [Municipal sketch Xeraco] (PDF) (in Spanish). Institut valencià d'estadística. 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 2012-05-13.
  3. ^ "Ficha municipal Xeraco" [Municipal sketch Xeraco] (PDF) (in Spanish). Institut valencià d'estadística. 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 2012-05-13.