Fresno de la Vega

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Fresno de la Vega
Fresnu de la Veiga
Coat of arms of Fresno de la Vega
Coat of arms
Fresno de la Vega is located in Spain
Fresno de la Vega
Fresno de la Vega
Coordinates: 42°20′43″N 5°32′1″W / 42.34528°N 5.53361°W / 42.34528; -5.53361
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
Municipality Fresno de la Vega
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Lozano Andrés (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 15.14 km2 (5.85 sq mi)
Elevation 753 m (2,470 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 629
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 24223
Telephone prefix 987
Climate Cfb
Website Ayto. de Fresno de la Vega

Fresno de la Vega (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾezno ðe la ˈβeɣa]), Fresnu de la Veiga in Leonese language, is a municipality located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 645 inhabitants. Fresno is known locally for its unique variety of large Spanish peppers, called morrón. The village has a small market which sells retail quantities of locally grown produce. During the last Sunday of September the village hosts a 'Pepper Fair'.

Coordinates: 42°21′N 5°32′W / 42.350°N 5.533°W / 42.350; -5.533