Olius

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For the Italian river known in Latin as Olius, see Oglio.
Olius
Municipality
Olius cemetery
Olius cemetery
Flag of Olius
Flag
Coat of arms of Olius
Coat of arms
Olius is located in Catalonia
Olius
Olius
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°58′26″N 1°33′29″E / 41.974°N 1.558°E / 41.974; 1.558Coordinates: 41°58′26″N 1°33′29″E / 41.974°N 1.558°E / 41.974; 1.558
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
Comarca Solsonès
Government
 • Mayor Antoni Félix Márquez (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 54.8 km2 (21.2 sq mi)
Elevation 565 m (1,854 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 902
 • Density 16/km2 (43/sq mi)
Website olius.cat

Olius is a municipality in the comarca of the Solsonès in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the Cardener river above the reservoir of Sant Ponç. The village is served by the C-149 road between Solsona and Berga. The church of Sant Esteve d'Olius is a protected historico-artistic monument.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality of Olius is formed of four villages. Populations are given as of 2005:

  • Brics (64)
  • El Castellvell (38)
  • Olius (118)
  • El Pi de Sant Just (395)

The municipality surrounds Solsona except to the north, and includes a small exclave within Solsona.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2006
488 572 559 323 473 752

References[edit]

  • 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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