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Subject: List of municipalities in Valencia, Camp de Túria, Influence of Arabic on other languages, List of Valencian trinquets, Rosa Peris Cervera, Arabic exonyms
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Coat of arms
Location in Spain

Coordinates: 39°35′36″N 0°35′11″W / 39.59333°N 0.58639°W / 39.59333; -0.58639Coordinates: 39°35′36″N 0°35′11″W / 39.59333°N 0.58639°W / 39.59333; -0.58639

Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Camp de Túria
Judicial district Liria
 • Alcalde José Joaquín Segarra Castillo (PP)
 • Total 25.4 km2 (9.8 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 10,728
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym Benaguacilero/a
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46180
Official language(s) Valencian

Benaguasil is a municipality in the Valencian Community, Spain, situated in the Camp de Túria comarca.


Benaguasil is situated at the left side of the Túria or Guadalaviar river, 25 km from Valencia. Bordering cities: Llíria, la Pobla de Vallbona, Riba-roja de Túria, Vilamarxant and Pedralba.

The traditional economy is based on agriculture with onions and oranges as important crops. But industries such as textiles and construction materials are becoming increasingly important.

The local Festes are Falles (15–20 March), and Festes de Montiel (8 September).


Benaguasil was built by an important Arabic family, al-Wazir, over the ruins of a Roman villa.

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