A Map for Albatera & Hondon Valley
Costa Blanca South, Spain
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Albatera has an area of 66.5 km2 and according to the last census 2005, has an approx' population of 12,000 inhabitants. It is near to the towns of Crevillente, Orihuela, San Isidro (Train Station), Catral and Cox.
The closest airport to Albatera is Alicante (L'Altet) at around 38 kilometres (35 minutes drive), although San Javier Airport (Murcia) is also easily driveable. The postcode for Albatera is 03340. Road access to Albatera is usually the E-15 (A-7) and N-340 roads.
The climate is typical Mediterranean, with an average annual temperature of 19ºC, reaching 30+ in the summer with over 300 days of sunshine per year.
The economy of Albatera is mainly based on trading "confección costura" (Clothing Manufacture) and farming/agriculture. You cannot fail to spot the acre upon acre of crops such as lemons, oranges, figs and olives... and they are delicious!