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Jaén

(häān`), city (1990 pop. 109,338), capital of Jaén prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. It is a marketing and distribution center for a fertile area producing olive oil and wine. Nearby lead mines are believed to be among the richest in Europe; iron and copper are also exploited. Once the seat of a small Moorish kingdom, Jaén was conquered by Ferdinand III of Castile in 1246. There are remains of a Moorish castle and walls; an imposing cathedral (16th–18th cent.); and several palaces.

Jaén

 

a city in southern Spain, in Andalusia. Capital of Jaén Province. Population, 81,700 (1973). Jaén is the center of a large olive-growing region. Industry includes food processing (especially the production of olive oil), the repair of agricultural machinery, and the manufacture of leather goods, textiles, and ceramic ware.

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If it will be negative again, we can say that Jaen is free from avian influenza," Arlene Vytiaco, BAI Animal Health and Welfare Division chief, told a press briefing.
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Finalmente, para la realizacion de este estudio, se seleccionaron las unicas cinco emisoras que cumplian con todos estos requisitos y criterios enumerados anteriormente: Ondacampus (Universidad de Extremadura), UPV Radio (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia), Unirradio Jaen (Universidad de Jaen), Radio Universidad (Universidad de Salamanca) y RUAH (Universidad de Alcala de Henares).
Como resultado sinergico de favorables condiciones edafo-climaticas y politicoeconomicas, en la provincia de Jaen se ha conformado durante las ultimas decadas el que puede ser el ejemplo mas exagerado de especializacion productiva regional de toda la Union Europea.
In Michoacan, the number of exporting companies is the fourth of states like Coahuila and for Jaen provinces the amount of exporters constitutes one fifth of compared Barcelona's exporting population.
What I love about Jaen, Spain: Our Spanish friends, especially where we live and in the town, who are very friendly, kind and helpful.
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Coupled with his eight-second lead over Roche, who finished fourth in Valdepenas de Jaen, the 31-year-old has moved to the top of the general classification.
SPANIARD Daniel Moreno claimed the leader's red jersey in the Vuelta a Espana yesterday after he won the ninth stage between Antequera and Valdepenas de Jaen.
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