Alicante is the capital of the province of Alicante and the comarca Alacanti, with a population over 300 000, meaning it is the second largest Valencian city. The metropolitan area has a population over 750 000.
The city is a historic Mediterranean port, islands nearby, incredible beaches, castles and other monuments. It also has an international airport, one of the most busiest airports in Spain and universities.
It has a cultural and touristic importance, and a city worth visiting and/or living in.