Oliveira do Bairro

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Oliveira do Bairro
Municipality
Flag of Oliveira do Bairro
Flag
Coat of arms of Oliveira do Bairro
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°31′N 8°30′W / 40.517°N 8.500°W / 40.517; -8.500Coordinates: 40°31′N 8°30′W / 40.517°N 8.500°W / 40.517; -8.500
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Baixo Vouga
District/A.R. Aveiro
Government
 • Mayor Mário Oliveira (PSD)
Area
 • Total 87.3 km2 (33.7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 22,012
 • Density 256/km2 (660/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 4
Municipal holiday Ascension Day
date varies
Website http://www.cm-olb.pt/

Oliveira do Bairro (Portuguese pronunciation: [oliˈvɐjɾɐ ðu ˈβajʁu] ( )) is a town and a municipality in the district of Aveiro in Portugal with a total area of 87.3 km2 (34 sq mi) and a total population of 22,012 inhabitants, and 16,994 electors (2006). The town itself had a population of 3,077 in 2001.[1]

The municipality is in the Bairrada area. The present Mayor is Mário João da Silva Oliveira, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is Ascension Day.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants (1801–2004)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004
1939 5086 9540 14362 16699 17517 18660 21164 22365

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):[2]

  • Bustos, Troviscal e Mamarrosa
  • Oiã
  • Oliveira do Bairro
  • Palhaça

Cultural institutions[edit]

Twinning cities[edit]

Oliveira do Bairro is twinned with two cities: Lamballe, France and Benguela, Angola

References[edit]

  1. ^ UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)
  2. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 84-85" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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