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Villena is located to the northwest of the province of Alicante, in the region of the Vinalopó Stop. One is in an important crossroads between the Communities Valencian, Murcian and Castilian-of La Mancha, to which it is acceded in an hour by railcar. Its singular geographic enclave, around towns as Bihar, Sax, Source the Fig tree, Yecla and Caudete has caused that, from the antiquity, Villena is an important communications center known as the “Corridor Villena”. Its ample municipal term with 344 km2s, is the second with greater surface of the province of Alicante.
Villena counts on a population near the 34,000 inhabitants, of whom 49 ' 6% are men and 50 ' 4% women. During the Sixties v seventy, due to the height of footwear industry, it registers immigrations of other Spanish Communities, mainly of Castille-La Mancha and Andalusia. Nevertheless, at the moment the greater rate of immigration is of South America, Africa, Asia and the countries of the East, reaching a population that supposes a little more 6% of the total of the inhabitants.