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Paterna is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°30′10″N 0°26′26″W / 39°30′10″N 0°26′26″W / 39.50278; -0.44056
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ComarcaHorta Oest
Judicial districtPaterna
 • MayorJuan Antonio Sagredo (PSOE)
 • Total44.0 km2 (17.0 sq mi)
Elevation70 m (230 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total67,156
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Paternero (m) Paternera (f)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code46980
Official language(s)Valencian+ Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website
Església de Sant Pere

Paterna (Valencian pronunciation: [paˈtɛɾna]) is a municipality in the province of Valencia in the Valencian Community, Spain. It is located northeast of the comarca of L'Horta de Valencia, 5 kilometres (3 miles) northwest of Valencia, and on the left bank of the river Turia. Its population in 2014 was 67,156 inhabitants, being the eleventh city by population in the Valencian Community.


The town is characterized by an arid Mediterranean climate, with an average annual rainfall of 250 ml (9 imp fl oz; 8 US fl oz) and temperatures ranging from 5 °C (41 °F) minimum in January to 31 °C (88 °F) maximum in August, reaching every summer peak above 50 °C (122 °F).

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