Murcia

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Murcia, Spain
latitude: 37.9984, longitude: -1.1555
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Murcia is a city in Spain at latitude 37°59′54″ North, longitude 1°09′20″ West.

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Transportation

By plane

Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV) is located on the edge of the Mar Menor close to the town of San Javier, 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Murcia. There is also an airport at the neighboring city of Alicante 70 kilometres (43 mi) from Murcia. Furthermore, there is a new airport in development to be located in the town of Corvera, 23 km from Murcia. The new International airport of the Region de Murcia will be privately owned, and be directed mainly at low-cost airlines.

By bus

Bus service is provided by LatBus, which operates the urban bus and other interurban services.

By tram

Tramways are managed by Tranvimur. As of 2007, 2 kilometres of line were available, with 4 more lines scheduled to be built.

By train

Train connections are provided by RENFE. Murcia has a railway station called Murcia del Carmen, located in the neighborhood of the same name. Several long-distance lines link the city with Madrid, through Albacete, as well as Valencia, and Cataluña up to Montpellier in France. Murcia is also the center of a local network. The line C-1 connects the city to Alicante, and the line C-2 connects Murcia to Alcantarilla, Lorca and Águilas. It also has two regional lines connecting it to Cartagena and Valencia.