Province o Valencia

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This airticle is aboot the province in Spain. For the ceety, see Valencia, Spain. For aw ither uises, see Valencia.
Province o València
Provincia de València (in Spaingie)
Província de València (in Valencie)
Platja de la Patacona d'Alboraia
Platja de la Patacona d'Alboraia
Coat o airms o Province o València
Coat o airms
Map o Spain wi Province o València heichlichtit
Map o Spain wi Province o València heichlichtit
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Valencie
Caipital Valencia
 • Total 10,763 km2 (4,156 sq mi)
Aurie rank Rankit
  2.13% of Spain
Population (2013)
 • Tot 2,566,474[1]
 • Rank Rankit
  5.45% of Spain
Demonym(s) valencians
Offeecial leid(s) Spaingie an Valencie
Pairlament Cortes Generales
Map o the province o Valencia an its main touns. The first croun o Valencia metropolitan aurie is drawn in daurk brown.

Valencia (Spaingie: [baˈlenθja]) or València (Valencian: [vaˈlensia]) is a province of Spain, in the central pairt o the Valencie Commonty.

It is bordered b the provinces o Alicante, Albacete, Cuenca, Teruel, Castellón, an the Mediterranean Sea. The northwastren side o the province is in the muntainous Sistema Ibérico aurie.

Part of its territory, the Rincón de Ademuz, is an exclave sandwiched between the provinces of Cuenca and Teruel.

O the province's 2,587,503 fowk, ane-third live in the caipital, Valencia, which is the caipital o the autonomous commonty an aw. There are 265 municipalities in the province. See Leet o municipalities in Valencia.

The province is historically subdividit into comarques:

Coordinates: 39°20′N 0°50′W / 39.333°N 0.833°W / 39.333; -0.833

  1. Population Figures referring to Municipal Register 1 January 2013 - Instituto Nacional de Estadística. (National Statistics Institute)