Place:Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain

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NameJerez de la Frontera
Alt namesAsido Caesarianasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VI, 534
Jeréz de la Fronterasource: Family History Library Catalog
Xeressource: Wikipedia
Xerexsource: Wikipedia
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates36.683°N 6.133°W
Located inCádiz, Andalucía, Spain
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Jerez de la Frontera is a municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in southwestern Spain, situated midway between the sea and the mountains. , the city, the largest in the province, had 215,180 inhabitants; it is the fifth largest in Andalusia. It has become the transportation and communications hub of the province, surpassing even Cádiz, the provincial capital, in economic activity. Jerez de la Frontera is also, in terms of land area, the largest municipality in the province, and its sprawling outlying areas are a fertile zone for agriculture. There are also many cattle ranches and horse-breeding operations, as well as a world-renowned wine industry.

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