Oleiros Municipality, 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.) 12
Municipal holiday Monday after the
2nd Sunday of August
Website http://www.cm-oleiros.pt/

Oleiros (Portuguese pronunciation: [oˈlɐjɾuʃ]) is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 471.1 km² and a total population of 6,212. The municipality is composed of 12 parishes and is located in the district of Castelo Branco. 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]

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

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