Calp is a coastal town located in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante, Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. It has an area of 23.5 km2 and a population density of 855.45 persons/km2. The town is located 67 km from the city of Alicante, lying at the foot of the Natural Park of Penyal d'Ifac.
The economy of Calp is mainly based on tourism and fishing. Many Iberian, Roman and Arab archeological sites exist in the town, due to its strategic coastal location