Javier ( Spanish: Javier , Basque. Xabier ) - a village and municipality in Spain , part of the province of Navarra . Covers an area of 46.7 km². The population is 106 people (as of 2010 ). The distance to the provincial capital is 52 km.
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC + 1 , in summer UTC + 2|
|Population||106 people ( 2010 )|
|Density||2.3 people / km²|
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In the village is the castle of Javier , in which the Catholic Saint Francis Xavier was born. In honor of St. Francis Xavier, every year from March 4 to 12 (the day of the canonization of the saint), Javierada ( Spanish: Javierada ), a nine-day mass pilgrimage to the castle of Javier , is held .
Xavier is a name derived from the names of the village and castle of Javier.