Parcent

Parcent (Valencian: [paɾˈsent]; Spanish: [paɾˈθent] is a village in the Pop Valley [1] of La Marina Alta in the Alicante District, which lies in the Valencian area of Spain. Parcent has a population of regarding 1100 and also is about one hour's drive north of the city of Alicante, and also about an hour's drive south of the city of Valencia.

It includes the little however gorgeous Holy Virgin church, as well as is surrounded by rolling hills as well as mountains. Author Gabriel Miró (1879-1930) was a resident of Parcent and called it a "paradise between the hills".

It is additionally near Jalón (written as Xaló in Catalan), which is renowned for its exceptional a glass of wine manufacturing and also markets. The standard economic climate of Parcent relies upon almond and also orange farming in the surrounding location.

History

The name "Parcent" is of Latin beginning. Later on, it was a Moorish community up until the forces of James I of Aragon conquered it in 1256 CE.

There was a significant episode of leprosy in Parcent in 1850 and by 1887 20% of the residents of Parcent were affected. [2] This obviously encouraged the addition of passages regarding the condition in Miró's two so-called "Oleza" novels.

Demographics
The 2006 demographics developed that Parcent's populace was 1,019 occupants. It was also exposed that about 35.10% of the population of Parcent were not Spanish people however remained in truth incomers from other countries within the European Union.

Coordinates: 38°44′N 00°03′E
Country Spain
Province Alicante
Comarca Marina Alta
Area • Total 11.8 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Elevation 295 m (968 ft)
Population (2006) • Total 1,019
• Density 86.36/km2 (223.7/sq mi)
• Language Spanish
Postcode 03792
Market Days Monday

 

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