Natural monument Mina la Jayona is located southeast of the province of Badajoz, is in the region Campiña Sur, in the municipal area of Fuente del Arco, 7 km from the city center. Located in the Sierra de La Jayona, about 700 meters high and covers an area of 80 hectares of typical Mediterranean landscape, although it is remarkable the microclimate inside the mine.
Source: Program "Conoce Extremadura"
Extremadura (Estremaura in Extremadura and the fala). It is a Spanish autonomous community located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula. It is composed of the two largest provinces in Spain: Cáceres yBadajoz. Extremadura bounded on the north by the provinces of Salamanca, Ávila (Castilla y León), south conHuelva, Sevilla and Cordoba (Andalusia), on the east, with Toledo and Ciudad Real (Castilla-La Mancha) and west conPortugal. Its capital is Mérida (Augusta Emerita old), the city recognized by the Statute of Autonomy as the seat of the Government of Extremadura.