THE CITY OF VALENCIA (SPAIN)
The city of Valencia was founded by Romans (Valentia) in 138 BC. It is de capital of Valencia autonomous region (Comunitat Valenciana) and of Valencia Province; it is located in eastern Spain, near the Mediterranean Sea.
It is one of the largest cities of Spain and a center for agricultural marketing, manufacturing and communications. Among noteworthy buildings in Valencia are the Gothic cathedral (13th-15th century) and the Gothic silk exchange (La Lonja; 15th century).
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