Oleiros, Portugal

Oleiros (Portuguese pronunciation: [oˈlɐjɾuʃ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 5,721,[1] in an area of 471.09 km².[2] The present mayor is José Santos Marques, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is the Monday after the 2nd Sunday of August.

Oleiros
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Coat of arms of Oleiros
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Coordinates: 39°55′07″N 7°54′46″W / 39.9186°N 7.9128°W / 39.9186; -7.9128Coordinates: 39°55′07″N 7°54′46″W / 39.9186°N 7.9128°W / 39.9186; -7.9128
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Beira Baixa
DistrictCastelo Branco
Parishes10
Government
 • PresidentJosé Santos Marques (PSD)
Area
 • Total471.09 km2 (181.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total5,721
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayMonday after the 2nd Sunday of August
Websitehttp://www.cm-oleiros.pt/

EconomyEdit

Built in 2006, a wind farm (Pinhal Interior Wind Farm) operates in Oleiros, comprising a 54 MW power generation capacity.

PopulationEdit

Oleiros has a total population of 5,271 in 2011.

Population of
Oleiros
YearPop.±%
1890 10,476—    
1900 11,203+6.9%
1911 12,060+7.6%
1920 11,977−0.7%
1930 11,891−0.7%
1940 14,020+17.9%
1950 15,137+8.0%
1960 15,553+2.7%
1970 13,110−15.7%
1981 10,183−22.3%
1991 7,767−23.7%
2001 6,677−14.0%
2011 5,721−14.3%

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 10 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Álvaro
  • Amieira - Oleiros
  • Cambas
  • Estreito - Vilar Barroco
  • Isna
  • Madeirã
  • Mosteiro
  • Orvalho
  • Sarnadas de São Simão
  • Sobral

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 83" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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