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Alicante Travel Guide, Spain

The city of Alicante (also famous by the name of Alicant) happens to be the capital city for the state of Alicante which is part of Spain. The city of Alicante also happens to be an historical Mediterranean Port which increases its importance by many folds. The city of Alicante also happens to be the fastest growing city in the country of Spain due to the strong economical achievements of this city.

The city of Alicante experiences Mediterranean Climate due to which temperatures don’t rise to extreme limits and rainfall also regularly hits the city every now and then. In the month of January the temperature for this city ranges between 6 degree Celsius and 16 degree Celsius. Similarly in the month of August the temperature ranges between 20 degree Celsius and 30 degree Celsius. The average annual temperature for the city of Alicante is around 18 degree Celsius. As the city of Alicante is influenced by marine life so its temperature doesn’t vary too much and hence the regular temperature remains around the annual average temperature. Rainfall for the city of Alicante is around 340 mm every year.

As per the census of year 2007 the population for the city of Alicante was around 323000 inhabitants. It was due to this huge population that the city of Alicante holds the 2nd spot when it comes to the most populated cities in the country of Spain. As per the same census the population for the metropolitan area of Alicante was around 733000 inhabitants. This huge population makes the metropolitan area of Alicante as the 8th largest metropolitan area in the country of Spain.

Transport in the city of Alicante is one of the best when compared to many other cities of this planet. The huge airport of this city is one of the busiest airports in the country of Spain as the city of Alicante has started to attract huge number of tourists with every passing year. Even the railway system of this city is one of the best in the country of Spain. Many long range trains run regularly from the railway station of Alicante thus connecting the city of Alicante with almost every major city in Spain. Further work is going on to extend these long range trains and this will surely pump up the economical conditions in this city.

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  • WazlingNice parks and bullfighting in Alicante
    review by Wazling posted more then 30 days ago
    Alicante is a nice harbour city and one of Spains fast growing cities. It offer you some possibilities in every direction. For example the weekly markets close to the Bull fighting arena. You get fresh vegetables and fruits there, coming from the farmers around Alicante. Was also interesting to...
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  • WazlingThere you should go!
    travel tip by Wazling posted more then 30 days ago
    If you want to feel party, go to Alicante during the time of the 'Hogueras de San Juan' at the 24th of june. A lot of exceptional sculptures are burned then and a fireworks championship takes places.
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