Located in the East of the Iberian Peninsula, the autonomous region of Valencia (since 1982) consists of three provinces: Valencia, Alicante and Castellon which inhabit neary 5 mio. people. Those are segmented into 32 counties.
From an economic point of view the province offers an excellent infrastructure (air, land, sea) to be connected with both Spanish and overseas regions.
The Communidad Valencia achieves approx. 9,2 % of the Spanish gross domestic product. The main industry is the tertiary sector. This is mainly due to the high importance of tourism in the region. Valencia is not only one of the major vacation regions in Spain but offers also cultural highlights from architecture to historical sights, etc.