- Direction: Avenue VICENTE MORTES, 93
- Place: 46980 - PATERNA (VALENCIA) - SPAIN
- Telephone: 34 961 20 59 40
- Fax: 34 961 20 59 41
Municipality of the Valencian Community, Spain. Pertaining to the province of Valencia, is situated northwest of the region of the Huerta of Valencia, to 5 km northwest of Valencia, and in the left bank of the River Turia.
Paterna had around 3.505 inhabitants in 1900. The creation of the Polygon Fuente del Jarro favoured the immigration between the years 1950 and 1970 in which Paterna experienced an important social and urban change, reaching triple the population. The current population growth is due to the creation of new residential zones and the expansion of the industrial zones in the municipal term. In 2012, the number of inhabitants is about 57.906, of which 28.911 are women and 28.995 are men.
Neighborhoods and districts
The centres of population of the municipality are: Urban area (Centre, Alborgí, Camp, Santa Rita), The Cañada (The Plantío, Montecañada, The Vallesa), Mas the Rosari (The Comma), Terramelar, Lloma Llarga (Valterna) and Bobalar (Green Houses, Cruz of Gracia and Santa Gemma). Besides, Paterna has 4 Industrial estates are: Fuente del Jarro, Tactica, l'Andana and the Technological Park.
La web del ayuntamiento de Paterna es http://www.paterna.es/