Abaran ( Spanish: Abarán ) - a city and municipality in Spain , part of the province of Murcia as part of the autonomous community of Murcia . The municipality is part of the district (mosquito) Vega Alta del Segura . It covers an area of 115.38 km². The population is 12,974 people (as of 2010 ). The distance to the provincial capital is 40 km. Located on the banks of the Segura River.
|Area||Vega Alta del Segura|
|The mayor||Antonio Eugenio Gomez Gomez |
2007 ( NPI )
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC + 1 , in summer UTC + 2|
|Population||12,974 people ( 2010 )|
|Telephone code||+34 968|
In the city, archaeological finds dating back to the Bronze Age were discovered. First mentioned in 1281 . The city has the largest water pumping station operating in Europe, around which a city park has been created. Tourist attractions include San Pablo Church.
The patron saint of the city is St. Cosme and San Damian and la Virgen del Oro.