Elche Spain

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Cities of Spain - Elche

Elche Spain - Famous for its huge palm forest (Palmerar D'Elx), its 4th Century BC bust 'The Lady of Elche' (Dama D'Elx) and its haunting medieval drama 'The Mystery of Elche' (Misteri D'Elx), the Costa Blanca city of Elche is the 3rd largest in the Communidad de Valencia. Its 220,000 (in 2006) inhabitants live in a city surrounded by over 200,000 palm trees - the largest palm forest in Europe.

A mostly agricultural area up until the 19th Century, Elche developed an thriving shoe-making industry which is now one of the most important in Spain.

Elche Spain Links: Elche Main Page - Elche Map - Elche Weather - Elche Alicante - Saint Mary's Basilica Elche - Palm Tree Farming - Palm Forest - Rio Safari Pictures

Nearby Places: Elda - Novelda - Crevillente - Monforte del Cid - Biar - Castalla - Santa Pola - Monovar - Sax - Aspe - Jijona - Villena - Los Arenales - Hondon de los Frailes - Dolores

Attractions: Rio Safari Elche - Fortuna Spas - Santa Barbara Castle

Golf Courses: La Finca Golf - La Marquesa Golf - Spain Golf

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