Jerez de la Frontera


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Jerez de la Frontera

(hārāth dā lä frōntā`rä), city (1990 pop. 186,812), Cádiz prov., SW Spain, in Andalusia. Jerez is an important commercial center noted for its sherry and brandy. Its horses of mixed Spanish, Arab, and English blood are world famous. Captured by the Moors in 711, the city was recovered by Alfonso X of Castile in 1264. Of interest are its Gothic churches and an 11th-century Arab alcazar.

Jerez de la Frontera

 

a city in southern Spain, in the region of Andalusia, in Cádiz Province, on the Guadalete River. Population, 149,800 (1970). Jerez de la Frontera is a railroad junction. An important wine-making center, it is known for its sherry. The city’s other industries include locomotive repair, cork processing, the canning of fruit products, and the manufacture of textiles, bottles, and wine barrels. Jerez de la Frontera is the center of a horse-raising region.

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y DE LA LASTRA TERRY, J.: Historia de Jerez de la Frontera desde su incorporacion a los dominios cristianos.
y DE LA LASTRA Y TERRY, J.: Historia de Jerez de la Frontera desde su incorporacion a los dominios cristianos.
Prior information notice Supply of fertilizers and seeds for the farms of ecija, Jerez de la frontera, Zaragoza, Mazurras and lore toki during the period 01/01/2020 to 09/30/2020.
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Prior information notice Supply of fertilizers and seeds for the farms of ecija and jerez de la frontera, During the 4th quarter of 2019.
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