), is a Spanish city and municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in southwestern Spain, situated midway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cádiz Mountains.As of 2015, the city, the largest in the province, had 212,876 inhabitants; it is the fifth largest in Andalusia.
The city is located 12 km (7.46 mi) from the Atlantic Ocean, in the Campiña de Jerez, region appropriate to cultivate the vineyards that produce the famous sherry.
Some famous places in to the city are Alcazar of Jerez, Church of San Miguel, Charterhouse of Jerez, the Cathedral of San Salvador.
Puerto Rico became a United States territory and the "Porto Rico Regiment" (Puerto Rico's name was changed to Porto Rico) was established on the island. As citizens of the United States, Puerto Ricans have participated in every major United States military engagement from World War I onward.
During World War II, Puerto Ricans participated in the Pacific and Atlantic theaters, not only as combatants, but also as commanders.
Puerto Ricans fought alongside General Bernardo de Gálvez during the American Revolutionary War in the battles of Baton Rouge, Mobile, Pensacola and St. During the mid-19th century, Puerto Ricans residing in the United States fought in the American Civil War.
In the 1800s, the quest for Latin American independence from Spain spread to Puerto Rico, in the short lived revolution known as the Grito de Lares and culminating with the Intentona de Yauco.
There are also many cattle ranches and horse-breeding operations, as well as a world-renowned wine industry (Xerez).
Currently, Jerez, with 212,876 inhabitants, is the 25th largest city in Spain, the 5th in Andalusia and 1st in the Province of Cádiz.
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.
Therefore,it almost seems strange that the concept itself only emerged in the 20th century.