Valencia


Valencia

Valencia is the name of several places:

In Spain:
* Valencia, Spain, capital of the Valencia Autonomous Community
* Valencian Community
* Valencia (province), in the Valencia Autonomous Community
* Valencia (DO), "Denominación de Origen" wine-producing region within the province
* Valencia (Spanish Congress Electoral District) the parliamentary district covering the province
* Taifa of Valencia. a taifa that existed sporadically from c. 1010 to c. 1238
* The Kingdom of Valencia, which existed from 1237 to 1707
* Valencia de Alcántara, a town in the province of Cáceres
* Archdiocese of Valencia, Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Valencia
* University of Valencia, a Spanish University

In other countries:
* Valencia, Córdoba, Colombia
* Valencia de Jesús, Colombia
* Valencia, Lahore, Pakistan
* Valencia, Bohol, Philippines
* Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines
* Valencia, Negros Oriental, Philippines
* Valencia, Trinidad and Tobago
* Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, U.S.
* Valencia, New Mexico, U.S.
* Valencia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
* Valencia West, Arizona, U.S.
* Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
** Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Valencia en Venezuela
* Valencia, Los Ríos Province, Ecuador
* Valencia, Peru

In sports:
* Valencia CF, a Valencian football club
* Valencia BC, a Valencian basketball club
* Club Valencia, a Maldivian football club
* Circuit de Valencia, a motor racing circuit in Spain
* Valencia Street Circuit, a motor racing circuit in Spain

Valencia may also refer to:
* Valencia (band), an American alternative punk band
* Valencia orange, a variety of the orange fruit
* SS "Valencia", a ship wrecked in 1906
* "O Valencia!", a 2006 song by The Decemberists
* Valencian ( _ca. "valencià"), the dialect or alternate name of Catalan language in the Valencian Community
* "Valencia", a novel by Michelle Tea
* Valencia Community College in Florida
* Valencia (fish), a genus of fish
* "Valencia" (film), a 1926 film featuring Boris Karloff

ee also

* Valença
* Valence
* Valensia
* Valentia
*


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