Olesa de Bonesvalls

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Olesa de Bonesvalls
Olesa de Bonesvalls Alt Penedès.jpg
Flag of Olesa de Bonesvalls
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Coat of arms of Olesa de Bonesvalls
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Olesa de Bonesvalls is located in Province of Barcelona
Olesa de Bonesvalls
Olesa de Bonesvalls
Location in Catalonia
Olesa de Bonesvalls is located in Spain
Olesa de Bonesvalls
Olesa de Bonesvalls
Olesa de Bonesvalls (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°21′N 1°51′E / 41.350°N 1.850°E / 41.350; 1.850Coordinates: 41°21′N 1°51′E / 41.350°N 1.850°E / 41.350; 1.850
Country Spain
Community Catalonia
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaAlt Penedès
Government
 • MayorJosep Ma. Tillo Bages (2015)[1]
Area
 • Total30.8 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Elevation
265 m (869 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,787
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Olesà, olesana
Websitewww.olesadebonesvalls.net

Olesa de Bonesvalls is a village and municipality in the Alt Penedès comarca in Catalonia, Spain. Until 1990 it was included in Garraf comarca.

It is located in the Garraf natural park, and includes its highest peak Montau, at 653m.[4] The land is stony karst with many caves, notably "Avenc de l'Esquerrà" at 348 m,[4] the deepest in Spain.[citation needed]

Its most notable building is Hospital de Cervelló, a fortified hostel complex for travellers dating from 1262, which has remained in good condition.[4]

Its economy is based mainly around agriculture, predominantly vineyards and orchards, and small local industry.

Its population was 1,735 in 2014.[1] The municipality is traversed by the road between the towns of Avinyonet del Penedès and Gavà.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2014
643 513 389 372 329 1735

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ajuntament d'Olesa de Bonesvalls". Generalitat of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  2. ^ "El municipi en xifres: Olesa de Bonesvalls". Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "Olesa de Bonesvalls". Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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