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Costa Calida Murcia Region

Spain

Spain is situated in south west Europe with a population of around 46.56 million people covering an area of 505,992 square kilometres, making this the 3rd largest country in Europe.. This area is known as the Iberian Peninsula, sharing its borders with Portugal to the west, France and Andorra to the northeast and the British dominion of Gibraltar and Morocco in the south. Madrid is the capital city of Spain. The administrative system is more complex than that of other European countries. Spain is divided into 17 regions referred to as autonomous communities, which in turn encompass a total of 50 provinces. Besides its mainland territory, Spain comprises more than fifteen offshore islands which are intensely visited by tourists, among the most popular being The Balearic and Canary Islands. Spain is an active member of the European Union and NATO. The official currency of Spain since January 1st 2002 is the Euro.

Top Ten Cities In Spain:

Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Zaragoza, Málaga, Murcia, Palma, Las Palmas, Bilbao.

Costa Calida Murcia Region

Located at the South-East corner of the Iberian Peninsula, between the regions of Andalusia, Castile-La Mancha and Valencia, Murcia is the ninth largest of the Spanish autonomous communities. Major cities within this region include Murcia and Cartagena with the main airport being San Javier Murcia, but Alicante is within a reasonable drive providing an additional option.

The Costa Calida, warm Coast, is the mediterranean coastline of the province of Murcia. The region has a micro climate delivering a mediterranean semi-arid climate producing an average annual temperature of 18 C with hot summers registering maximum temperatures of 40 C and mild winters offering an average temperature of 11 C during December and January. The number of days per year with clear skies is 120-150, with approximately 2,800 sun-hours per annum. In general rain is scarce throughout the region with 300-350 mm per year, but this mainly falls around the spring and autumn periods, leaving the summer months an eminently dry season. On the coast temperatures tend never to fall below 10 C.

Murcia is a somewhat sleepier quieter region than its larger northern Valencian neighbour, Costa Blanca. Selecting the right area to purchase your property is an essential element to successfully settling and integrating into Spanish lifestyle. Murcia offers a sleepier, slower Spanish pace of living, but also offers a diverse selection of properties to suit all budgets and expectations.

 

Living In Spain & Portugal

Thinking of buying a property in Spain or Portugal? With many regions of Spain & P{ortugal to choose from, check out our quick guides to each region for more details.

Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca, literally meaning "White Coast" refers to over 200 kilometres (120 miles) of Mediterranean coastline in the Alicante province, on the southeastern coast of Spain.

Portugal (The Algarve)

Portugal is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe and enjoys around 2500 to 3200 hours of sunshine a year, and an average temperature as high as 28°C.

Costa Del Sol

Costa del Sol known as "Coast of the Sun" or "Sun Coast" is a region in the south of Spain in the autonomous community of Andalusia & experiences around 325 days of sun a year.