Albacete

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Albacete (Spanish alβaˈθete)
 
n
a city in SE Spain: metal goods manufacturing. Pop: 155 142 (2003 est)

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albacete

provincia (province) in the comunidad autonoma (autonomous community) of Castile-La Mancha, southeast-central Spain. It occupies the southeastern end of the Meseta Central (plateau). Albacete is the driest interior province of the Iberian Peninsula, with about 14 inches (350 mm) average annual rainfall. The south is mountainous or hilly and is crossed by the Jucar and Segura rivers, which are the chief local sources of power and water for irrigation. The Sierra de Alcaraz rises in the west.

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