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Elche: Elx or Elche, is a city located in the comarca of Baix Vinalopó, Spain. According to the 2008 census, Elche has a population of some 230,932 inhabitants, ranking as the third most populated city in the Valencian Community and the 20th largest Spanish city.

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Google previewA New System of Geography (1762)

In which is Given, a General Account of the Situation and Limits, the Manners, History, and Constitution, of the Several Kingdoms and States of the Known World by Anton Friedrich Büsching

Elche is a handsome town, situate in a most delightful neighbourhood abounding in wine, dates, exquisite fruits, olives and very large palm-trees, and gives the title of marquis. Aspe is an inconfiderable place. Elda is a little town and the ...

Google previewSecond Home Tourism in Europe (2016)

Lifestyle Issues and Policy Responses by Zoran Roca

Elche is a large industrial town 20 km from Santa Pola. The Local Economy Positive Views The established development model is considered positive because it generates a considerable amount of jobs. Residential tourism has succeeded in ...

Google previewFabled Shore - From the Pyrenees to Portugal (2013)

by Rose Macaulay

Elche is a fascinating town; low, white, flatroofed Arab houses crowd together like a box of bricks, topped by bluetiled domes, cleft by deep shadowed ...

Google previewStatistical and Geographical Survey of Spain and Portugal (1808)

Elche is a pretty little town, in a neighbourhood that produces wine, dates, and fine fruits in great abundance.

Google previewMTV Spain (2007)

by Fernando Gayesky, Elizabeth Gorman, Kristin Luna, Andre Legaspi

Elche is a small inland jewel, ...

Google previewSpain, Tangier, Etc (1845)

Visited in 1840 and 1841 by X Y Z.

Elche is a poor town; and has a miserable little church, though one apparently of great antiquity. We lost no time, however, in ascending its diminutive tower, to view the surrounding eastern groves. The effect of these is very singular, and has ...

Google previewLessons from the Great Recession (2016)

At the Crossroads of Sustainability and Recovery by Constantin Gurdgiev, Liam Leonard, Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez

PAH Elche is a collectively led organization with many spokespeople, and more than half of its members are very active in organizing meetings, advising other members, and organizing and participating in protests and other PAH activities.

Google previewHow Do We Imagine the Past? On Metaphorical Thought, Experientiality and Imagination in Archaeology (2015)

by Dragoş Gheorghiu, Paul Bouissac

The Dama de Elche is a statue-like representation of a ...

Google previewMedina Mayrit (2012)

The Origins of Madrid by Ana Ruiz

Today, Elche is a popular beach resort town and is most fa- mous for the discovery of an Iberian sculpture dated to the 5th or 4th century BCE.

Google previewModern State of Spain (1808)

Exhibiting a Complete View of Its Topography, Government, Laws, Religion, Finances, Naval and Military Establishments; and of Society, Manners, Arts, Sciences, Agriculture, and Commerce in that Country by Jean-François baron de Bourgoing, Jean-François Peyron

The city was undoubtedly distinct from Ilici, because Elche is a league from the sea. There are yet some remains of a road from Car- thagena to the port of Hici, and the natives called it, by tradition, the Roman road. It is also said, that the road ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology (2015)

by Nancy Thomson de Grummond

DAMA DE ELCHE (lLady from Elchem). Lifesize polychrome stone bust of a noble lady or princess, regarded by many as the masterpiece of art from ancient Spain (Iberia). The sculpture, in excellent condition, features a mantle and stylized ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition (2014)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Fernández Miguel Hernández University, Elche (Alicante), Spain L. Payá Miguel Hernández University, Elche (Alicante), Spain F. Amorós Miguel Hernández University, Elche (Alicante), Spain O. Reinoso Miguel Hernández University, ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

Elche is well built and has several public squares, while it is partly surrounded by groves of date palms. The church of Santa Maria is an imposing edifice with a large dome and a tabernacle of precious marbles. Other important structures are ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)

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ELCHE, the ancient Hid, a town of Spain, province of Alicante, and 13 miles S.W. of the town of that name. Pop. 1.5,649. The town, which has a very oriental appearance, being built in the Moorish style, is surrounded by walls, and divided by a ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of Biography, Mythology and Geography (1891)

Based on the Larger Dictionaries by William Smith

Ilici or mice (Elche), a town of the Contestant on the E. coast of Hispania Tarraconensis, on the toad from Carthago Nova to Valentia, was a co- lonia immunis. The modern Elche lies at a greater distance from the coast than the ancient town.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Colonia Immunis Illice Augusta, Elche in Spain. c. 1. N. c. Colonia Julia Norba Caesareana, or Alcantara: sometimes it means Col. Julia Nova Carthago. c. 1. v. Colonia Julia Valentia, Valencia in Spain. c. v. T. Colonia Victrix Tarraco. c. L. 1.

Google previewA dictionary, geographical, statistical, and historical, of the various countries, places, and principal natural objects in the world (1851)

by John Ramsay M'Culloch

ELCHE (an. Tlici), a town of Spain, prov. Valencia , near the ...

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