Oleiros, Portugal

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Oleiros
Municipality
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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
Region Centro
Subregion Pinhal Interior Sul
Intermunic. comm. Beira Baixa
District Castelo Branco
Parishes 10
Government
 • President José Santos Marques (PSD)
Area
 • Total 471.09 km2 (181.89 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,721
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-oleiros.pt/

Oleiros (Portuguese pronunciation: [oˈlɐjɾuʃ]) 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.

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):[3]

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

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