Huércal-Overa

Huércal-Overa is a town and a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain, located near the border with the province of Murcia. The population of Huércal-Overa in 2018 was 18, 816. Huércal-Overa is situated in the Valley of Almanzora and its main economic sources have to do with agricultural activities. It is the main town of Levante Almeriense shire. It celebrates its yearly fair on the 3rd weekend of October.

Huércal-Overa, Spain
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Coordinates: 37°23′N 1°56′W / 37.383°N 1.933°W / 37.383; -1.933Coordinates: 37°23′N 1°56′W / 37.383°N 1.933°W / 37.383; -1.933
CountrySpain
CommunityAndalusia
MunicipalityAlmería
Government
 • MayorDiego Fernandez (PP)
Area
 • Total318 km2 (123 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total18,816
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
190015,763—    
199913,870−12.0%
200013,999+0.9%
200114,293+2.1%
200214,672+2.7%
200315,059+2.6%
200415,540+3.2%
200516,156+4.0%
200616,170+0.1%
200716,360+1.2%
200816,834+2.9%
200917,645+4.8%
201018,278+3.6%
201118,580+1.7%
201218,686+0.6%
201318,925+1.3%
201418,374−2.9%
Source: "Huércal Overa" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 13 (11th ed.). 1911. p. 854. and INE (Spain)

High schoolsEdit

Nowadays, this town has two secondary schools: IES Cura Valera and IES Albujaira

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

External linksEdit