Campiña de Jerez is a Spanish comarca in the province of Cadiz, in Andalusia. It includes the municipalities of Jerez de la Frontera and San José de el Valle. The territory of the region includes the former municipal district of Jerez de la Frontera, before the disintegration of San José de el Valle.
Populations (1): Jerez de la Frontera
Geographic data: Limits to the North with the province of Seville, to the South with the region of the Landa, East la Sierra de Cádiz and in the West the regions of Northwest Coast and Bay of Cadiz.
Tourist interests: Old town was declared a historic-artistic monument, the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art (horses are extremely important in Jerez, it is considered the city's horse), speed of motorcycling and car racing circuit, the flamenco (for many the cradle of flamenco), wineries and wines.
Natural tourism: Given the location of the countryside, between the sierra mountains and the sea, this town is perfect to serve starting point for many routes of hiking towards the province of Cadiz. Without a doubt the most important is known as the route of the Bull.
Agricultural production: The vineyard's wine grape, wheat, sunflower, beet, fodder and cotton winter cereals.
Gastronomy: The fried fish is one of the stars, the shrimp omelettes and fish to barbecued or grilled as routes, bream, Grouper, red mullet. Tuna trap, and Super seafood such as lobster, prawns, shrimp, clams, the cuttlefish (squid) with potatoes.
Traditions: The horse, the Flamenco
The province of Cádiz is a Spanish province located in the South of the autonomous community of Andalusia, being its capital the city of Cadiz. It is divided into 44 municipalities, including the own Cadiz, Jerez de la Frontera, Algeciras, San Fernando and El Puerto de Santa María and others.
The population of the province is 1.243.519 inhabitants (INE 2011), of which 621.7122 live in the metropolitan area of the Bay of Cádiz-Jerez (2008). It has an area of 7.435,85 km², its population density of 167.23 HAB. / km². (2009). The largest city is Jerez de la Frontera with 215.180 inhabitants (2013).
The province borders to the North with the provinces of Seville and Huelva, to the East with the province of Malaga, in the South-West with the Atlantic Ocean, to the East by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the South by the Strait of Gibraltar and the British territory of Gibraltar.
The main economic activities are tourism and other activities of the tertiary sector (67% of the provincial GDP), followed by industries (naval, aviation, petrochemical...) which constitute 28% of the GDP. Gross per capita income barely exceeds the €10,000, being one of the lowest in Spain. In addition, the unemployment rate is one of the highest in the country.
The province is divided into 6 districts: the Bay of Cadiz, the countryside of Jerez, Northwest Coast, la Sierra, la Janda and the Campo de Gibraltar, in addition to historical regions as part of Jerez and Cadiz and ports. Among its varied natural areas protected include the six natural parks.
Andalucía is an autonomous community of Spain, with the status of a historic nationality, in accordance with the Statute of autonomy that governs it. It consists of the provinces of Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaen, Malaga and Seville.
Its capital is Seville, the city recognized by the Statute of autonomy as the headquarters of the Junta de Andalucía. The headquarters of the Superior Court of Justice of Andalusia is located in the city of Granada.
It is the most populated region of Spain (8 449 985 inhabitants to 1 January 2012) and the second largest, which explains its important position in Spain.
In general terms, the typical vegetation of Andalusia is Mediterranean forests, characterized by vegetation of Evergreen, and trees that adapt during the summer drought. There are abundant cork trees, pine trees, fir, among others, and of course the olive and almond trees.
The traditional cuisine of Andalusia is very varied. It forms part of the Mediterranean diet, based on olive oil, grains, legumes, vegetables, fish, nuts and meat; In addition to a long tradition of wine consumption.
Cured ham is produced in the highland areas of Sierra Morena and Sierra Nevada as the Sierra de Huelva ham Pedroches, of Trevélez. The three are denominations of origin and have a proven quality.