In 2006 the municipality claimed a population of 9,893. In 2010 it is believed that about 10% of it’s population is made up of ex-pats from all of Europe.
It’s Andalusian architecture is intact, and being maintained. The surrounding countryside is very diverse from mountains and hunting grounds, to open plains and rich farmland, as this video of Jimena shows.
It boasts a beautiful castle of both Moorish and Roman origin. There are also a number of buildings owned by the vatican. which you can drive right up to or walk the charming cobbled streets, which are quite steep.
Once at the summit on a clear day you can see the city of Algeciras and the Rock of Gibraltar.
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