The Valencian Community
(Valencian: Comunitat Valenciana, Spanish: Comunidad
Valenciana) is an autonomous community of Spain located in
central and south-eastern Iberian Peninsula. Its capital and
largest city is Valencia. The region is divided into three
provinces: Alicante, Castellón and Valencia - and thirty
It has 518 km of Mediterranean coastline and covers 23,259 km² of land with 5.02 million inhabitants (2008). Its borders largely reflect those of the historic Kingdom of Valencia.
The current version of the Valencian Statute of Autonomy declares the Region of Valencia a nationality. The official languages are Spanish and Valencian (as Catalan is known in this territory). The region's capital is the city of Valencia.