Arjona, Spain

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Arjona, Spain
city
Arjona03.jpgView of Arjona from the south
Official seal of Arjona, Spain
Seal
Country Spain
Province Jaén
Municipality Arjona
Area
 • Total 158.45 km2 (61.18 sq mi)
Elevation 458 m (1,503 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 5,692
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Arjona is a municipality in the province of Jaén, Spain.

In 1194 Mohamed ibn Yusuf Ibn Nasar was born in Arjona in the Alcázar. This is now the hospital of San Miguel and known as the Casa del Rey. Ibn Nasar would become the future first Nasrid king of Granada.

Coordinates: 37°56′6″N 4°3′25″W / 37.93500°N 4.05694°W / 37.93500; -4.05694