San Javier, Murcie

San Javier is a smaw toun an municipality in the Region o Murcie in sootheastren Spain. The municipality is situatit at the northren end o Murcie's Mediterranean coastline, the Costa Cálida. It is best kent for its internaitional airport locatit thare, Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV), which is the largest in the Region of Murcia.

San Javier
Municipality
Banner o San Javier
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Coat of airms o San Javier
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San Javier is located in Spain
San Javier
San Javier
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°48′13″N 0°50′3″W / 37.80361°N 0.83417°W / 37.80361; -0.83417
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Region o Murcie
ProvinceRegion o Murcie
ComarcaComarca del Mar Menor
Govrenment
 • MayorJuan Martínez Pastor (PP)
Area
 • Total74 km2 (29 sq mi)
Elevation4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total32,641
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST (GMT +2))
Postal code
30730
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 968 (Murcie)
Websitewww.sanjavier.es

Admeenistrative diveesionsEdit

The toun haes a main population centre an ten smawer veelages athin its admeenistrative perimetre. The last twa are locatit bi the seashore:

AerodromeEdit

A militar aerodrome wis built in Santiago de la Ribera before the Spaingie Ceevil War. It wis uised bi the Spaingie Republican Air Force for its bomber (Escuela de Vuelo de Alta Velocidad) an multiple-ingined aircraft schuil (Escuela de polimotores) facilities trainin militar pilots.[1]

Efter the Ceevil War the airfield wis uised bi the Spaingie Air Force as an eventual landin facility. Currently it is the location o the internaitional airport, the lairgest in the Region o Murcie.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Memoria republicana — SBHAC. Estructura orgánica de las FARE
  2. "Ejército del Aire - Academia General del Aire (AGA)". Archived frae the original on 1 Februar 2015. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2016.

Freemit airtinsEdit

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Coordinates: 37°48′N 0°51′W / 37.800°N 0.850°W / 37.800; -0.850