Province of Albacete

Albacete (Spanish: Provincia de Albacete, pronounced [alβaˈθete]) is a province of central Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha. As of 2012, Albacete had a population of 402,837 people. Its capital city, also called Albacete, is 262 kilometres (163 mi) by road southeast of Madrid.[1]

Albacete
Fuensanta reservoir in 2008
Map of Spain with Albacete highlighted
Coordinates: 38°50′N 2°00′W
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile–La Mancha
CapitalAlbacete
Government
  PresidentSantiago Cabañero Masip (PSOE)
Area
  Total14,858 km2 (5,737 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 9th
Population
 (2012)
  Total402,837
  RankRanked 35th
  Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Spanish: Albaceteño/-a / Albacetense
Official language(s)Spanish
ParliamentCortes Generales
Websitedipualba.es