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Oliva is a municipality in the comarca of Safor in the Valencian Community, Spain, in the Valencian language area. To its east lie 10 km of coastline and beaches fronting the Mediterranean Sea. The Passeig runs through the centre of the town, and features a market each Friday. On the left side of the Marina beach is Kiko beach. The blue flagged beaches of Oliva stretch for 7 kilometres; many contain sand dunes Oliva has one of the province's biggest and most colourful Moors and Christians Festivals (Festes de Moros i Cristians, in Valencian language) in the area. In the old town there are two churches, Sant Roc and Santa Maria la Major. Sant Roc dates from the 18th-19th centuries, and Santa Maria from the 17th-18th centuries. At the top of the hill in the old town is Santa Anna Castle, built in the 16th century. In the centre of the village is a Roman kiln situated below one of the blocks of apartments on C/ Santíssim. With 10 kilometres of spectacular beaches as well as orange groves, mountains, local cuisine, fiestas, world class golfing, friendly locals, and 300 days of sunshine a year, Oliva is an ideal holiday location. People may enjoy the Yacht Club Nautica, Marina, and beach-side swimming pool, an 18-hole golf course designed by Seve Ballesteros, drive-in Cinema, go cart track, the Oliva and Pego Marjal wetlands nature Reserve, and tennis clubs. Oliva's beautiful Old Town has historical streets which witness various "fiestas" celebrated throughout the year: the falles "Fiesta" in March, the Moors and Christians in July and Setmana Santa (Holy Week). People may be seen strolling the Paseig, sampling tapas, drinking coffee or wine and simply relaxing with family and friends. Each Friday there is the market with a plethora of fresh, local produce and wares. Climate, Oliva has a Mediterranean-Subtropical climate, with more than 230 days above 20 °C (68 °F). The winters are mild and temperate whilst summers are hot and dry. The average annual temperature is 18.5 °C (65 °F). In winter the temperature rarely falls below 5 °C (41 °F) whilst in summer the average day-time temperature ranges from 29 °C - 36 °C (84 °F - 96 °F). Temperatures may vary, however: during the heat wave of August 2008, the highest recorded temperature was 44.5 °C (112 °F) and the minimum 31 °C (87 °F). During a cold spell in January 2009 the maximum temperature was only 11 °C (52 °F) and the minimum 5 °C (41 °F). Snow is unknown in Oliva. Temperature and Precipitation: TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION (in CM) OF OLIVA VALENCIA:JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember MAX. 17 ° 19 ° 20 ° 22 ° 25 ° 29 ° 32 ° 34 ° 29 ° 25 ° 20 ° 18 ° MIN. 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 20 ° 15 ° 11 ° 8 ° Cm. 2.70 2.75 1.95 2.80 2.85 1.10 0.75 0.80 4.30 4.10 3.20 4.60