Oliva (Valencian pronunciation: [oˈliva] is a district in the comarca of La Safor in the Valencian Neighborhood, Spain. To its east lie 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) of coastline and also coastlines fronting the Mediterranean Sea, and also eight kilometers to the south is Gandia city.
The Passeig (boardwalk) goes through the centre of the community, as well as includes a market each Friday. On the left side of the Marina beach is Kiko beach. The blue flagged beaches of Oliva go for 7 kilometres (4.3 miles); many have sand dunes
Oliva has one of the district's largest and also most colourful Moors as well as Christians Festivals (Festes de Moros i Cristians, in Valencian language) in the location. In the old community there are 2 churches, Sant Roc and also Santa Maria la Major. Sant Roc dates from the 18th-- 19th centuries, and also Santa Maria from the 17th-- 18th centuries. On top of the hill in the old town is Santa Anna Castle, constructed in the 16th century.
In the centre of the village is a Roman kiln situated listed below among the blocks of apartment or condos on Santíssim street.
Oliva's Old Town has historical roads which see different "fiestas" commemorated throughout the year: the falles "Feast" in March, the Moors as well as Christians in July and Setmana Santa (Holy Week). People may be seen walking the Paseig, sampling tapas, consuming alcohol coffee or wine and just relaxing with friends and family. Every Friday there is a market with a wide variety of fresh, regional fruit and vegetables and items.
Oliva is also a popular community for cyclists, particularly from Estonia. At the start of March, they gather there for the springtime training camp. The Estonian national junior team trains there in springtime too.
Economic climate
About 80% of the economy of Oliva is based upon the tertiary market, specifically in business, shops, banks and tourist, currently there are more than 30 banks in Oliva.
The second field makes up about 15% of the economy, with an extended industrial area, located beyond the city, in the south-east of Oliva.
The primary industry, comprises less than 5% of economic climate, with expanded plantations of oranges as well as tangerines, and minor vineyards of avocado, loquat, fig, banana, irritable pear, and so on.
Population analysis In 2011, Oliva had a populace of 28,400 inhabitants, of which, 7466 (26.29%) of the population were immigrants, with the bulk coming from Bolivia, Ecuador, Morocco, UK and also Romania. In Oliva there are citizens of more than 50 various countries, particularly from South America, Europe, Africa and also Asia In 2011 the joblessness price in the city was 9.7%.
The median income of an individual in Oliva in 2011 was EUR22,400 ($ 27,637.).
Oliva has a Mediterranean-Subtropical environment (Köppen climate classification: CSa), with more than 230 days over 20 ° C (68 ° F). The wintertimes are light and temperate whilst summer seasons are hot as well as completely dry. The average yearly temperature is about 19 ° C (66 ° F). In winter season, during the chilly waves, the minimum temperature level can drop a little under 6 ° C (43 ° F). [1] Temperatures listed below the freezing mark as well as snow are almost unknown in Oliva. Whilst in summer season the average day-time temperature level varieties from 29 to 34 ° C (84 to 93 ° F). Temperature levels might vary, however during warm front which occur each year, the temperature levels always go beyond 39 ° C (102.2 ° F) and likewise can go beyond 41 ° C (105.8 ° F). [2] The wettest season is Fall, while the driest season is Summer season. Oliva enjoys several hrs of yearly sunshine, having more than 300 days in a year with clear skies.
Coordinates: 38°55′10″N 0°7′16″W
Autonomous community: Valencian Community
Province: Valencia
Comarca: Safor
Judicial district: Gandia
Total Area: 59.93 km2 (23.14 sq mi)
Elevation: 25 m (82 ft)
Total Population (2018): 25,199
Density: 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Postal code: 46780
Official language(s): Valencian

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