Benicasim

Benicasim

Benicasim is located 13 km north of the city of Castellón de la Plana, in the extreme north of the Valencian Community.

It is a municipality and spa located in the province of Castelló, on the Costa del Azahar in Spain. The Sierra del Desert de les Palmes, further inland, protects the city from the north wind. The name is derived from the Banu Qasim tribe, a segment of the Kutama Berbers who settled in the area during the Arab conquest of Spain in the XNUMXth century.

Benicasim is located 13 km north of the city of Castelló de la Plana, in the extreme north of the Valencian Community. The city has a population of 18.098 inhabitants. Its economy is based mainly on tourism; the town is known for its beaches and its music festivals such as the Benicàssim International Festival (FIB) and the Rototom Sunsplash.

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