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Winning city 2024

Valencia is located on the southeastern coast of Spain, counts 837,000 inhabitants and is the capital of the province that has the same name. The city earned the European Green Capital 2024 title due to its past and current achievements in the field of sustainable tourism, climate neutrality, as well as fair and inclusive green transition.

97% of city’s inhabitants live within 300 metres of green urban areas. The city has also proven commitment to improving air quality and restoring nature ecosystems, such as the Devesa dune and wetland ecosystems. Valencia also stimulates a healthier, sustainable, and inclusive food production through its “Neighbourhood and Food Programme”.

Valencia - winning cities
Valencia, Spain
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