Huércal-Overa

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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
CountrySpain
CommunityAndalusia
MunicipalityAlmería
Government
 • MayorDomingo Fernández Zurano (PP)
Area
 • Total318 km2 (123 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
(2014)
 • Total18,374
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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. Huércal-Overa is situated in the Valley of Almanzora and its main economic sources have to do with agricultural activities. It is the main town of Levante Almeriense shire. It celebrates its yearly fair on the 3rd weekend of October.

In the last few years,[when?] this town has become a favourite target spot both for European and Latin American immigrants.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
199913,870—    
200013,999+0.9%
200114,293+2.1%
200214,672+2.7%
200315,059+2.6%
200415,540+3.2%
200516,156+4.0%
200616,170+0.1%
200716,360+1.2%
200816,834+2.9%
200917,645+4.8%
201018,278+3.6%
201118,580+1.7%
201218,686+0.6%
201318,925+1.3%
201418,374−2.9%
Source: INE (Spain)

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