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Buñol (Valencian: Bunyol) is a town and municipality in the province of Valencia, Spain. The municipality has an area of some 112 km², and is situated approximately 38 km west of the provincial and autonomous community capital city, Valencia. It lies along the Buñol River and is surrounded by the mountain ranges La Sierra de Las Cabrillas, la Sierra de Dos Aguas and la Sierra de Malacara y Martés.

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Buñol
City of Buñol
Buñol
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°25′10″N 0°47′26″W
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceValencia
ComarcaHoya de Buñol
Judicial districtChiva
Government
  AlcaldeFernando Giraldos (PSPV-PSOE)
Area
  Total112.40 km2 (43.40 sq mi)
Elevation
441 m (1,447 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
  Total9,517
  Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Buñolense
Buñolero/a
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46360
Official language(s)Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website
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The local economic base is a mixture of the industrial and the agricultural (carob trees, almond trees, fruit trees, olive trees and grapes).

Buñol's population is about 9,000 people.

Buñol has regional rail passenger service to Valencia via the Renfe system.

Every year upwards of 40,000 people gather in the town to throw over 115,000 kilograms of tomatoes at each other in the yearly Tomatina festival. The festival is a popular sight and tourists from across Europe flock to the town to join in the fun.[2]

Near the town are the training grounds and facilities of football club Levante UD.