Autonomous Community of Valencia, Spain Genealogy

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Autonomous Communities[edit | edit source]

Autonomous communities are larger jurisdictions found within Spain and may contain several provinces. It is both a political and administrative division. The autonomous communities of Spain were created in 1978. To learn more about them please read Autonomous communities of Spain.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

The Valencian Community was constituted as an autonomous community and a nationality in 1982, with the declaration of its first Statute of Autonomy. It is located along the Mediterranean coast on the east side of the Iberian peninsula in eastern Spain and borders with Catalonia to the north, Aragon and Castilla–La Mancha to the west, and Murcia to the south. The autonomous community of Valencia consists of three provinces which are Castellón, Valencia and Alicante. The capital is city of Valencia.[2]

Provinces of Valencia[edit | edit source]

Provinces within its jurisdiction include:

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Autonomous communities of Spain," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed October 7, 2020).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Valencian Community," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed October 7, 2020).