Albacete is the capital of the Spanish province of Albacete in the Autonomous Community of Castile -La Mancha. It is located about 200 km south-east of Madrid in the plains of La Mancha. She is known mainly because of manufacturing knives as well as by the Circuito de Albacete, a race track, which takes place on a motorcycle endurance race every year. The city being the bishop of the diocese of Albacete and location of the University of Castilla -La Mancha. The license plate used until 2001, the province of Albacete was AB.
The enormous demand for solar modules of Spain gave rise to a manufacturing plant in 2005 in Albacete, which is operated by the local company " Gruposolar ".
In addition, there is a Eurocopter factory in Albacete, which takes over the hull and finishing the Eurocopter Tiger, NH90 and EC135 for Spain.
Development of the population since industrialization 1900:
Albacete is home to the Spanish football team Albacete Balompié, who played in the 2004/05 season in the Primera División, but then descended.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Juan Carlos Arce, novelist, playwright and advocate
- José Luis Cuerda, director and screenwriter
- Sisinio González, footballer
- Joaquín Reyes, comedian, actor and artist
- José Vicente Ortuño, writer
- Posadas, Argentina
- Reconquista, Argentina
- Udine, Italy