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Betanzos is a municipality in Galicia, Spain, in the Province of A
Coruña. Betanzos was formerly called by its ancient Latin name
The town is located in a fertile valley close to the Atlantic Ocean,
and it has one of the best preserved old quarters in Galicia.
Noteworthy is the Igrexa de San Francisco (St Francis Church),
erected in 1387 by order of count Fernán Pérez de Andrade, whose
tomb, decorated with hunting scenes, can be seen inside of the
church. The Igrexa de Santiago (St James Church), built in the 15th
century by the guild of tailors, has a main portal decorated with a
horseback statue of Saint James.