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Andújar (the ancient Illiturgi or Slilurgi), a town of southern Spain, in the province of Jaén; on the right bank of the river Guadalquivir and the Madrid-Córdoba railway. Pop. (2005) 38.539.

Andújar is widely known for its porous earthenware jars, called alcarrazas or botijos, which keep water cool in the hottest weather, and are manufactured from a whitish clay found in the neighbourhood.

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Coordinates: 38°03′N 4°04′W / 38.05°N 4.067°W / 38.05; -4.067

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