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Hello friends and colleagues propose today enjoy this view of one of the courtyards of the municipality of my city. Hope you like it, then some letters about my city.

Jerez de la Frontera (more commonly known as exclusively Jerez) is a city and municipality in the province of Cádiz, in the autonomous community of Andalusia (Spain). The phrase "de la Frontera" refers to the Granada border. It is the most populous and largest urban area of the province and the fifth village in Andalusia. It is located south of the Iberian Peninsula, located 15 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 100 km of the Strait of Gibraltar. Situated in a central position and well connected in the province have become the main hub and one of the logistics centers and transport of western Andalusia. Its size and growth capacity have given greater economic dynamism than the provincial capital. It is internationally known for the eponymous wine, as it is located in a fertile zone for agriculture and animal husbandry. Its municipality covers an area of 1188.14 km² extending over the Guadalquivir valley. The town of Jerez has been the largest in Andalusia until the secession of San José del Valle in 1995, from then on the second, just behind Córdoba, Spain and seventh. It also includes a wide expanse of the Natural Park of the Acorns and Sierra de Gibalbín, known as Montes de Proper of Jerez. It is one of the two main cities of the metropolitan area of the Bay of Cádiz-Jerez, third urban conglomerate of Andalusia and one of the most economically and industrially active. Furthermore, it is munipio member of the Association of Municipalities of the Bay of Cadiz. It's episcopal seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jerez de la Frontera, which covers the northern province of Cadiz, taking the Guadalete River as a natural border. On 27 May 2009 the Andalusian Parliament unanimously adopted declaration regime organization municipality under the law 8/08 Cities with large populations, known as the law of large Andalusian cities. Much of the historical center of the city is a Cultural under the name Historical Site: Old Town of Jerez de la Frontera.
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Make: SONY
Model: DSC-W170
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/3200 sec
F-Stop: f/8.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 5 mm
Date Taken: 2013-06-04 12:40
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 498 kb

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