Olius is a municipality in the comarca of the Solsonès in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the Cardener river above the reservoir of Sant Ponç. The village is served by the C-149 road between Solsona and Berga. The church of Sant Esteve d'Olius is a protected historico-artistic monument.

Olius
Olius cemetery
Olius cemetery
Flag of Olius
Flag
Coat of arms of Olius
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Olius is located in Catalonia
Olius
Olius
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°58′26″N 1°33′29″E / 41.974°N 1.558°E / 41.974; 1.558Coordinates: 41°58′26″N 1°33′29″E / 41.974°N 1.558°E / 41.974; 1.558
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaSolsonès
Government
 • MayorAntoni Félix Márquez (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total54.8 km2 (21.2 sq mi)
Elevation
565 m (1,854 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total961
 • Density18/km2 (45/sq mi)
Websiteolius.cat

SubdivisionsEdit

The municipality of Olius is formed of four villages. Populations are given as of 2005:

  • Brics (64)
  • El Castellvell (38)
  • Olius (118)
  • El Pi de Sant Just (395)

The municipality surrounds Solsona except to the north, and includes a small exclave within Solsona.

DemographyEdit

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2006
488 572 559 323 473 752

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ajuntament d'Olius". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Olius". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona: Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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