ⓘ Almansa


ⓘ Almansa

Almansa is a Spanish town and municipality in the province of Albacete, part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. The name "Almansa" stems from the Arabic المنصف, "half way of the road". The municipality borders with Alicante, Valencia and Murcia. Almansa is famous for its Moros y cristianos festival from celebrated from the 1st to the 6th of May.

Almansa is built at the foot of the White rock of limestone, which is topped by a Moorish castle, and rises abruptly in the midst of a fertile and irrigated plain. Approximately 1 mile 1.6 km South of the town centre stands an obelisk in memory of the battle of Almansa fought there on the 25 April 1707 during the war of the Spanish succession, in which French, Spanish and Irish army under the command of the Duke of Berwick, natural son of James II, routed the allied British, Portuguese and Spanish troops. The annual reenactment of the battle was officially listed as a Spanish cultural registry.

Sierra del Mugron is located in the city of Almansa.

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