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Valencia province
Map of the province of Valencia and its main towns. The first crown of Valencia metropolitan area is drawn in dark brown.

Valencia (Spanish: Valencia /ba'len.θja/; Valencian: València /va'łen.si.a/) is a province of Spain, in the central part of the Valencian Community.

It is bordered by the provinces of Alicante, Albacete, Cuenca, Teruel, Castellón, and the Mediterranean Sea. Part of its territory, the Rincón de Ademuz, is an exclave sandwiched between the provinces of Cuenca and Teruel.

Of the province's 2,267,503 people, one-third live in the capital, Valencia, which is also the capital of the autonomous community. There are 265 municipalities in the province. See List of municipalities in Valencia.

The province is historically subdivided into comarcas/comarques:

Coordinates: 39°20′N 0°50′W / 39.333°N 0.833°W / 39.333; -0.833

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Valencia is province of Spain within the region of Spain also known as Valencia.

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