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Valencia (Spanish: Comunidad Valenciana, Catalan: Comunitat Valenciana) is on the South-Eastern coast of Spain.
The Valencian region can be divided into two regions:
- Costa del Azahar — the orange blossom coast with cute villages
- Costa Blanca — the white coast that draws millions of visitors from all over Europe each year
The first official language is Catalan/Valencian, which aside from a few minor differences, is the same language as Catalan spoken in neighbouring Catalonia. As with other parts of Spain, Spanish is co-official with the local language. While nationalist sentiments in Valencia are not as strong as in Catalonia, locals are proud of their language and appreciate any attempts by outsiders to speak it.
English is spoken by staff at major hotels and the main tourist attractions, but otherwise, it is not widely spoken.
- inVLC, Various locations, ☎ 639 740 746, . All. inVLC is a free magazine for visitors, expats and anyone learning English. It can be found in lots of locations in the city and the Community. It contains independently written articles about local facilities, such as restaurants, bars, shops etc, essential local holidays and fiestas information, guides to local towns within the local community, and language sections for anyone learning English. All back copies of the magazine are held on www.issuu.com/invlceditor Free.
Agua de Valencia, the water of Valencia, containing Champagne, Vodka and Orange Juice. One can find it at most restaurants or bars.