Gandia is a city and municipality in the Valencian Community, eastern Spain on the Mediterranean. Gandia is located on the Costa del Azahar, 65 kilometres south of Valencia. It was an important cultural and commercial centre in tgw 15th and 16th centuries: in the 15th century it had a university. It was home to several important including Ausiàs March, and the novelist Joanot Martorell. It is perhaps best known for the Borja or Borgia, through their family title, Duke of Gandia.
Today, Gandia is one of the largest coastal towns in Spain, with a population over 200,000 during summer, and a centre of commerce and tourism in the region.