Orihuela is a town on the Costa Blanca in the Spanish province of Alicante in the Valencia region with an area of 365 km².
In 2007 there were 80 468 inhabitants in Orihuela.
Orihuela is the capital of the comarca of Vega Baja del Segura.
The municipality of Orihuela is further divided into the town of Orihuela (Ciudad),
irrigated horticulture region with its districts (Huerta) and the coast (Orihuela-Costa).
The city of Orihuela (Ciudad)
The city of Orihuela is situated on the banks of the River Segura and is 23 meters above sea level.
The city is located 20 km off the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
Horticultural region (Huerta)
Irrigated horticultural area of the municipality of Orihuela extends south of Elche to the border with the province of Murcia.
In this area there are many horticultural neighborhoods or districts (Pedanias).