Huércal-Overa

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Huércal-Overa, Spain
Flag of Huércal-Overa, Spain
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Official seal of Huércal-Overa, Spain
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Coordinates: 37°23′N 1°56′W / 37.383°N 1.933°W / 37.383; -1.933Coordinates: 37°23′N 1°56′W / 37.383°N 1.933°W / 37.383; -1.933
Country Spain
Community Andalusia
Municipality Almería
Government
 • Mayor Domingo Fernández Zurano (PP)
Area
 • Total 318 km2 (123 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 18,374
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Huércal-Overa is a village and a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain, located near the border with the province of Murcia. The population of Huércal-Overa in 2014 was 18 374.

In the last few years, this town has become a favourite target spot both for European and Latin American immigrants.

It celebrates its yearly fair on the 3rd weekend of October.

Huércal-Overa is situated in the Valley of Almanzora and its main economic sources have to do with agricultural activities.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1999 13,870 —    
2000 13,999 +0.9%
2001 14,293 +2.1%
2002 14,672 +2.7%
2003 15,059 +2.6%
2004 15,540 +3.2%
2005 16,156 +4.0%
2006 16,170 +0.1%
2007 16,360 +1.2%
2008 16,834 +2.9%
2009 17,645 +4.8%
2010 18,278 +3.6%
2011 18,580 +1.7%
2012 18,686 +0.6%
2013 18,925 +1.3%
2014 18,374 −2.9%
Source: INE (Spain)

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