The village is situated at 755 meters above sea level and has 3.661 inhabitants (2014). Jun is located just four kilometers from the capital and has grown dramatically in recent years.It is situated at the foothills of the Sierra de la Alfaguara, along the Juncaril river, next to the natural passage between Granada and Almería.
It is a town known for its ceramics, at the entrance of the town is a museum/workshop from an internationally ceramist Miguel Ruiz. This, though private, Arts Pavilion can be visiedt. In Roman and Arabic era existed here farmsteads, of which only ruins remain at the Casa del Rincón.
The name Jun comes from Iundenia: Near the city of Ilípula raised a temple to Diana, the place that was located near the temple was called IUN Dianium: IUNDENIA. This must happen circa 200 years before Christ.
Altitude: 755 meters
Population: 3.661 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 6 km
Distance to the beach: 75 km
Distance to Airport Malaga: 142 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 20 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high