A Xesta

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A Xesta
Village
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 252
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)

San Fiz da Xesta is a village and parish in the county of Lalín, which is in the province of Pontevedra, Galiza. In 2011 the population was 252 residents (127 men and 125 women), which was a decrease from 1999 when it had 271 inhabitants.

The local church of Saint Fiz, is the main attraction in the village. The village is also where the famous musician Xan da Xesta was from.

Festivals[edit]

The patron saint of the parish is Saint Peter Fiz, which locals say “Festa por festa o Carme da Xesta" meaning that its the best festival out of all the festivals around.

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Coordinates: 42°37′05″N 8°06′58″W / 42.618°N 8.116°W / 42.618; -8.116