The village of Jauro is located at an altitude of 165 meters in the province Almeria, within the autonomous community of Andalucia, on the Costa de Almeria.
Jauro is a typical Spanish farming village with an economy based on agriculture, growing crops such as oranges, olives, almonds, potatoes and onions. Much of the vegetable produce grown here is sold in the local markets (such as Antas market on a Monday morning), the remainder is shipped abroad.
Jauro is situated within the municipality of Antas, which is located in the Levante region and spans an area of 99.1 Km². The exact geographic coordinates of Jauro are: latitude 37.2500, longitude -1.9667. Antas has a total population 2659 inhabitants. Nearby towns include Aljariz, La Huerta, Antas and Vera.
The local fiesta in Jauro takes place the second weekend of May and consists of live music on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings that gets all the locals dancing until the early hours! on the Sunday there is a large paella followed by a procession taking the Saint of the village, San Isidro the saint of farming, door to door blessing the houses.
There is also "rosca" throwing on the Sunday as at the Lubrin fiesta. Catching as many of these donut like breads as you can supposedly aids in your fertility, the more you have the better the following year. A version of the horses and hoops similar to that preformed at Los Gallardos takes place late Sunday afternoon. The difference is the boys of the village compete for the girls on bicycles! The fiesta then finishes with live music until late Sunday night.
Jauro enjoys an average temperature of 17.6ºC, with a minimal annual temperature of 6ºC and the maximum of 32.4ºC. The annual rainfall for Antas is about 286 millimetres.