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Daya Nueva

Daya Nueva

Daya Nueva is a small town of about 2,000 inhabitants, located southeast of the province of Alicante, in the region of Bajo Segura, with an altitude of 9 meters which occupies an area of 7.2 km2 and a distance of 44 km. Alicante and 196 from Valencia.

The municipality is crossed by the AP-7 (Autopista Alicante-Cartagena), so it is especially well-connected with the capital and the airport, the coast, the Hospital de la Vega Baja, etc.

It enjoys a warm climate favored by its location on the depression of the Segura and a short distance from the coast.

It is a traditional irrigation area, one of its main agricultural resources, so it is completely surrounded garden, highlighting its main citrus crops, artichokes and potatoes. The furniture industry and all services related to construction are part of the industrial gear municipality, which has an Industrial Park "The Factory" 60,000 m2 building with direct access from the AP-7 motorway Alicante-Cartagena.

The name comes Daya of its Arab origin and means "small closed depression". Like most towns in the region, it belonged to realengo oriolano until mid-twelfth century. What began as a Moorish mosque in the middle of this century, it will end up being, after several joints and succession arrangements, barony under the dominion of the Marquis de Dos Aguas.

In February 1974 an unusual fact in the whole region occurs, as was the annexation of Puebla de Rocamora, neighboring municipality whose population center was far just over 1 km. the center of Daya Nueva.