Algemesí is a municipality in the Ribera Alta comarca of the Valencian Community in Spain. It is known for its production of citruses due to its mild climate and good irrigation from the Xuquer river.
The town has a long list of historic and cultural heritage sites, including the San Jaime basilica, a National Artistic and Historic Monument. UNESCO has recognized the town's ritual, festive, and community participation tradition, which takes place on September 7th and 8th each year. The event involves the participation of townsfolk of all ages through many associations formed to meet the needs of the traditions.
Algemesí is also a popular tourist destination, with many travel guides and videos available.