Muro de Alcoy, Valencia Spain
Muro del Alcoy or Muro de l’Alcoi (in Catalan), or simply Muro, is a town located in the Comtat area, in the province of Alicante, the Comunidad Valenciana, Spain.
Muro del Alcoy has an area of 30.5 km² and, according to the 2002 census, a total population of 7,532 inhabitants.
The economy of Muro del Alcoy is based on textile industry, manufacture of plastic products and furniture and agriculture (olives and almonds).
The main festival in Muro is the colorful and popular Moros i Cristians, celebrated during the second weekend of May. According to popular tradition the festival commemorate the battles, combats and fights between Moors (or Muslims) and Christians during the period known as Reconquista (from the 8th century through the 15th century). The festivals represent the capture of the city by the Moors and the subsequent Christian reconquest.
Alcoy is a short drive away on the N340 and there is the Alcoy-Gandia railway line. From here you can also travel by train to Valencia calling at Ontinyent,Albaida and Xativa.
UK TV in Muro de Alcoy – how to receive UK TV in Muro de Alcoy
The Sat and PC Guy installs and maintains Digital Satellite Television Systems, for reception of UK TV in Muro de Alcoy.
We install Digital Terrestrial Television, TDT, Spain Freeview for Spanish TV reception in Muro de Alcoy. Depending on your location to the TDT transmitters, you can receive around 30 digital television channels, with the option change the language on many programmes into English.