Province o Castellón

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Castellón
Castelló/Castellón
Province

Coat of arms
Map o Spain wi Castellón heichlichtit
Coordinates: 40°10′N 0°10′W / 40.167°N 0.167°W / 40.167; -0.167
Autonomous commonty Valencie Commonty
Caipital Castelló de la Plana
Government
 • Preses Carlos Fabra (Partido Popular)
Area
 • Total 6,679 km2 (2,579 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 38th
Population (2008)
 • Total 602,301
 • Rank Ranked 28t
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym Castellonense
Offeecial leid(s) Valencie an Spainyie
Website Provincial wabsteid
Towns with a population greater than 7,000 in the province of Castellón (according to 2005 census)

Castellón (Spanish: [kasteˈʎon]) or Castelló (Valencian: [kasteˈʎo]) is a province in the northren pairt o the Valencie Commonty, Spain. It is bordered bi the provinces o Valencia tae the sooth, Teruel tae the wast, Tarragona tae the north, an bi the Mediterranean Sea tae the east. The wastren side o the province is in the muntainous Sistema Ibérico aurie.

Its caipital is Castelló de la Plana (Spainyie: Castellón de la Plana). The province haed a population o 501,237 in 2002, o whom 30% wur residin in the caipital, 60% in its metropolitan aurie, an 85% alang the coastline.

It is a bilingual territory, wi mony inhabitants speakin baith Spainyie an the local, co-offeecial leid o Valencie.

Ither major ceeties o the province include Vila-real, Borriana, La Vall d'Uixó an Vinaròs. There are 135 municipalities in Castellón; see Leet o municipalities in Castellón.

Comarques[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is historically subdividit intae the follaein comarques: