Benidorm facts for kids
|City and municipality|
From left to right, top to bottom: Levante and Poniente beaches, Balcón del Mediterráneo, the city from the east, Gran Hotel Bali, Intempo, and Neguri Gane buildings.
|Autonomous community||Valencian Community|
|• Total||38.51 km2 (14.87 sq mi)|
|Elevation||15 m (49 ft)|
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|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Official language(s)||Spanish, Valencian|
It is thought there were settlements in the Benidorm area possibly as far back as 3000 BC, including evidence of Roman and Punic remains.
Benidorm has favoured the right wing People's Party (PP) since the general elections of 1993. The PP gained control of the local council at the 1995 local elections and won 14 of the 25 council seats in the 1999 and 2003 elections.
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