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Ayuntamento de Benissa


Benissa is a small town in Spain in the province of Alicante, 275 m above sea level, and one of the oldest towns on the Costa Blanca.


The municipality of Benissa has 4 km of coastline linking the towns of Moraira and Calp. The scenery of the area includes cliff tops, rocky coves, sandy beaches and tiny bays along the Benissa Cost. The territory of Benissa also contains terraced vineyards, mountains and palm trees.


The building is concentrated in three cores principally: the urban area, the industrial park " La Pedrera" and the coastal area Also there are buildings destined for the agricultural exploitation disperse for the whole territory, normally with homogeneous typological characteristics.

The population fluctuates depending on the season. The population registered in 2010 was 13 866.


Travel to Benissa is easily made from Alicante or Valencia, through the highway A-7 or the N332. The closest airport is the Alicante airport, located 70 km to the south-west. The closest railway station is also in Alicante, it benefits us because, we could talk about tourism as a generator of much of economic activity in the municipality to sue detached houses that occupy in large part to the construction industry, which in turn generates around a large number of tertiary activities.


The sector of services is the most important pillar of the economy in Benissa.

Regarding the primary sector, a high percentage area of Benissa is dedicated to crops, 51.39%.

In the secondary sector, most of the industry is dedicated to construction or manufacture of materials of construction or similar.

The tertiary sector is composed by retail establishments.

The municipality is the basic local authority of the territorial organization of the State. It has juridical personality and full capacity for the fulfillment of his ends. They are elements of the municipality the territory, the population and the organization. The municipal area is the territory in which the town hall exercises his competitions and every municipality will belong to an alone province.

It' is job of the town hall the government and the municipal administration, integrated by the mayor and the councilmen. The above mentioned are chosen by means of universal, equal, free, direct and secret suffrage, whereas the mayor is chosen by the councillors.



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