Oliveira do Bairro

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Oliveira do Bairro
Flag of Oliveira do Bairro
Coat of arms of Oliveira do Bairro
LocalOliveiraDoBairro.svg
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
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Aveiro
DistrictAveiro
Parishes4
Government
 • PresidentDuarte Novo (CDS–PP)
Area
 • Total87.32 km2 (33.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total23,028
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayAscension Day
date varies
Websitehttp://www.cm-olb.pt/

Oliveira do Bairro (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɔliˈvɐjɾɐ ðu ˈβajʁu] (listen)) is a town and a municipality in the district of Aveiro in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 47,729,[1] in an area of 335.27 km2.[2] It had 16,994 eligible voters in 2006. The town itself had a population of 3,077 in 2001.[3]

The municipality is in the Bairrada area. The present Mayor is Duarte Novo. The municipal holiday is Ascension Day.

Demographics[edit]

Inhabitants (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004 2011
1939 5086 9540 14362 16699 17517 18660 21164 22365 23028

Parishes[edit]

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

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

Cultural institutions[edit]

Twinning cities[edit]

Oliveira do Bairro is twinned with two cities:

Angola Benguela, Angola and[citation needed]
France Lamballe, France

Notable people[edit]

  • Ilda Figueiredo (born 1948 in Troviscal, Oliveira do Bairro) a Portuguese politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Portuguese Communist Party
  • João Tomás (born 1975) a Portuguese retired footballer with 378 club caps and 4 for Portugal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)
  4. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 84-85" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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