Ibi, Spain
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Ibi, Spain
Church of Transfiguración del Señor
Church of Transfiguración del Señor
Flag of Ibi
Coat of arms of Ibi
Coat of arms
Ibi is located in Province of Alicante
Location in the Province of Alicante
Ibi is located in Valencian Community
Location in the Valencian Community
Ibi is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°37?38?N 0°34?31?W / 38.62722°N 0.57528°W / 38.62722; -0.57528Coordinates: 38°37?38?N 0°34?31?W / 38.62722°N 0.57528°W / 38.62722; -0.57528
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
Judicial districtIbi
 o AlcaldeRafael Serralta (PP)
 o Total62.52 km2 (24.14 sq mi)
816 m (2,677 ft)
 o Total23,403
 o Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ibense (Spanish)
iberut /-uda (Valencian)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Official language(s)Valencian, Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website

Ibi (Valencian and Spanish: ['i?i]) is a town located in the comarca of Alcoià, in the province of Alicante, Spain. As of 2009, Ibi has a total population of c. 24,000 inhabitants. The town, which is located 37 km from the city of Alicante, is surrounded by mountains and gorges.

The economy of Ibi is chiefly based on the toy industry, the most important of this kind in Spain. As a result, many other related industries have also emerged in the last years: plastic, metal, machinery and others. There are some factories making construction materials, ice creams and tiger nut milk, also. Some of the most important monuments in Ibi are the Catholic Church of the Transfiguration and the monument to the Three Wise Men, possibly the only one in the world.

Ibi was also the location for the issue of both the 25 céntimos and 1 peseta by the Republicans during 1937. Worldwide, it is famous for the centuries of annual festival of Els Enfarinats; in particular, the fight with flour and eggs.

Twin towns

See also


  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

External links

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