Jun is a spanish locality and township situated in the north-centre part of la Vega de Granada, in the province of Granada, autonomous community of Andalucía. It limits with the municipalities of Pulianas, Granada, Alfacar and Víznar.
The municipality of Iundenia is one of the fifty two entities which make up the Metropolitan Area of Granada, and it is formed by Jun, Baltodano, and two streets of Pulianas: c/ Alhambra and c/ Generalife. It is located in the foothill of la Sierra de la Alfaguara, near river Juncaril.
According to the National Institute of Statistics os Spain, in the year 2014 there were 3661 inhabitants in Jun.
El Distribuidor Norte de Granada (VAU-02, also called Ronda Norte) is a big highway which goes through Jun and it communicates highway A-44 (Bailén-Motril) with A-92 (Murcia/Almería-Sevilla).
There is also a local highway, GR-3103, which joins Jun with the centre of Granada- in particular with the suburb of Cartuja, Parque Nueva Granada- and with Alfacar.
At this present time there is a ceramic industry for construction purposes, but the use of ceramic for artistic purposes is more relevant.
The municipality of Jun is known for its influence in the information world of our society. Precisely in this township, on June 2001, it took place the celebration of the first worldwide interactive plan where Romano Prodi was announced as the new President of the European Commission. On December 1999 the municipality announced the right for every citizen to have Internet in their homes, which was published on New York Times' newspaper.
Presently, the local government of Jun is working with M-Administración móvil for future modernization and free software. The city council is promoting the use of social media for many activities to make the communication between the local government and the citizens easier.
Twinnings with other cities
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- "Jun" (in Spanish).