Albox is traditionally a market town and located approximately 130 kilometres from Almeria which is the capital of the province of the same name. Albox is situated in the heart of the Almanzora Valley covering an area of approximately 165 km². Its northern borders are bounded by Chirivel and Velez Rubio, to south it is bounded by Cantoria, to the east by Taberno and Arboleas. Oria and Partaloa share it’s western borders. In recent years the town has become very popular with British and northern Europeans settling here due to the affordability of property and its ability to cater for everything you may need to make a life in Spain.