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, a Spanish language
Spanish , also known as Castilian , is a Romance language in the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several languages and dialects in central-northern Iberia around the 9th century and gradually spread with the expansion of the Kingdom of Castile into central and southern Iberia during the...
reference to Saint Francis Xavier
Francis Xavier, born Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta was a pioneering Roman Catholic missionary born in the Kingdom of Navarre and co-founder of the Society of Jesus. He was a student of Saint Ignatius of Loyola and one of the first seven Jesuits, dedicated at Montmartre in 1534...
, is sometimes used as a toponym
Toponymy is the scientific study of place names , their origins, meanings, use and typology. The word "toponymy" is derived from the Greek words tópos and ónoma . Toponymy is itself a branch of onomastics, the study of names of all kinds...
in parts of the world where that tongue is spoken:
- San Javier, Santa Fe
San Javier is a city in the northeast of the , 156 km north-northeast from the provincial capital. It has about 15,000 inhabitants as of the and it is the head town of the San Javier Department....
- San Javier Department, Córdoba
San Javier Department is a department of Córdoba Province in Argentina.The provincial subdivision has a population of about 48,951 inhabitants in an area of 1,652 km², and its capital city is Villa Dolores.-Settlements:*Conlara*La Paz*La Población...
- San Javier Department, Misiones
- San Javier Department, Santa Fe
The San Javier Department is an administrative subdivision of the . It is located on the northeast of the province, with its eastern border coinciding with the provincial border along the Paraná River.The department's head town is the city of San Javier, which has over 15,000 inhabitants The San...
- San Javier River
The San Javier River is an anabranch of the Paraná River in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina.-Course:...
- Cerro San Javier
- San Javier River, Tucumán
- San Javier, Ñuflo de Chávez
San Javier is the seat of the San Javier Municipality in the Ñuflo de Chávez Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia. San Javier is known as part of the Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos, declared in 1990 a World Heritage Site, as a former Jesuit Reduction.-External links:* **...
, Santa Cruz Department
- San Javier, Cercado, Beni Department
- San Javier, Baja California Sur
San Javier is a village in Loreto Municipality in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. It is approximately 36 km southwest of Loreto on an unfinished road...
- Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó
Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó was a Spanish mission in San Javier, Baja California Sur, Mexico.-Origins:The Spanish mission of San Francisco Javier was initially founded by the Jesuit missionary Francisco María Piccolo in 1699 at a spring called Biaundó by the native Cochimí, about 8...
- San Javier, Chiapas
- San Javier, Chihuahua
- San Javier, Durango
- San Javier, Nuevo León
- San Javier, Sinaloa
- San Javier, Sonora
San Javier is a town, and the surrounding municipality of the same name, in the Mexican state of Sonora. The elevation is 650 meters. The area of the municipality is 793.27 km2. and the population was 279 in 2000...
- San Javier Department (disambiguation)
- San Javier River (disambiguation)
- St. Xavier (disambiguation) (including San Xavier)