Senija is a town in the interior of the Alta Marina (Valencian Country).


Cueva de la Garganta.
Senija includes the foot of a tiny hill, like the continuation of this. The relief of the community is waved.

It lies on the left financial institution of the A-7, from which you can access the village taking the exit to Benissa. It is also linked by the road that, from Parcent, crosses Xaló.

His background has actually been connected to Benissa, whose population is little; in the 16th century it was inhabited specifically by Moriscos; up until 1535 he was linked to the church of Benissa; We do not have much information of his letter after the expulsion of the Moriscos, however in 1622 it already shows up with a populace of 33 Christian families, a number substantially lower than in the ins 2015 of the Moorish duration, from which the damages is subtracted financial suffered; in the seventeenth century came from the family of knights merchants Zapata; in 1794 it already had 121 families that generally dedicated to the prep work of raisins predestined to the export; In current decades, its demography has decreased greatly.

Senija lives on agriculture, citrus, carob, almond as well as specifically vinyet that offers the popular raisins dried in the sun of the Navy and has offered wide range to individuals; You can also enjoy its exceptional oil, sweet red wines as well as tasty dried tomatoes such as pansa. The closeness to the coastline is permitting.
the arrival of the tourism, that to Senija pertains to lunch in the dining establishments that multiply continuously.

It has a populace of 658 inhabitants (INE 2007 ). 37.80% of Senija citizens are of foreign citizenship, primarily from other European Union countries.

38 ° 43 '41 "N, 0 ° 02' 29" E
State Spain
Autonomy Valencia
Province province of Alicante
County Marina Alta
Population Total 581 (2018)
• Density 116.2 hab / km²
Linguistic predominance Valencia
Surface 5 km²
Altitude 234 m
Limit with
Judicial party Denia
History and celebrations
Big party
Patron Virgen de los Desamparados and
Santa Catalina martyr
Postal code 03729



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