Oleiros, Portugal

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Oleiros
Municipality
Flag of Oleiros
Flag
Coat of arms of Oleiros
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Country  Portugal
District/A.R. Castelo Branco
Government
 • Mayor José Santos Marques (PSD)
Area
 • Total 471.1 km2 (181.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 6,212
 • Density 13/km2 (30/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 10
Municipal holiday Monday after the
2nd Sunday of August
Website http://www.cm-oleiros.pt/

Oleiros (Portuguese pronunciation: [oˈlɐjɾuʃ]) is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco in Portugal with a total area of 471.1 km² and a total population of 6,212. 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.

Economy[edit]

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

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 10 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 83" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°55′07″N 7°54′46″W / 39.9186°N 7.91278°W / 39.9186; -7.91278