La Jonquera (official Catalan name, La Jonquère in French, La Junquera in Spanish) is a Spanish commune in Catalonia.
La Jonquera owes its dynamism to cheap border trade since the 1950s.
It is also a main step for road drivers by the number of infrastructures erected for them (petrol stations, road restaurants and brothels).
Its privileged location on the axis Barcelona - Montpellier contributes to this dynamism.
It is a small Spanish city where the old stones are surrounded by shopping centers for tourists.
With shopping malls where luxury boutiques and brand name stores compete for supermarkets, La Jonquera attracts for its unbeatable prices, a real duty free stop between Barcelona and Montpellier.