Fonz, Huesca

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Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
Province Huesca
Municipality Fonz
 • Total 51.86 km2 (20.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 960
 • Density 19.88/km2 (51.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Fonz is a municipality located in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. In 2014, the municipality had a population of 960 inhabitants.

Coordinates: 42°1′N 0°15′E / 42.017°N 0.250°E / 42.017; 0.250


Fonz is located south of the Pyrenees mountains in Aragon, near Catalonia. The region where it is located is the Middle Cinca and the biggest towns near to Fonz are Monzón and Barbastro.


Its average annual temperature is 13.2 °C and the annual precipitation is 475 mm.


In the municipality of Fonz are several archaeological sites from the Iron Age and the Bronze Age, such as the Tozal of Gaya or the Urría.


Fonz has an important heritage. We can find a declared Artistic Historical Monument Square from 1976, an interesting church and various palaces scattered in different places of the town, such as the Gómez Alba Palace and Casa Moner, where Pedro Cerbuna, founder of the University of Zaragoza, was born.


Pork croquettes and lamb ribs are very typical in Fonz. As dessert we can find a special Pumpkin dish (pastillos) and special muffins, the roll of San Blas... It is well known for its extra virgin olive oil, produced and packaged in Fonz.