Thursday, May 06, 2004


Also spelled  Alcira,   city, Valencia provincia, in the comunidad autónoma (“autonomous community”) of Valencia, eastern Spain. It lies in the Ribera district, south of the city of Valencia. It originated as the Iberian settlement of Algezira Sucro (“Island of Sucro”), so named because of its insular position between two branches of the Sucro (Júcar) River. It became the Saetabicula of the Romans


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