Olèrdola

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Olèrdola
Municipality
Banner o Olèrdola
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Coat o airms o Olèrdola
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Olèrdola is locatit in Catalonia
Olèrdola
Olèrdola
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°19′19″N 1°43′23″E / 41.32194°N 1.72306°E / 41.32194; 1.72306Coordinates: 41°19′19″N 1°43′23″E / 41.32194°N 1.72306°E / 41.32194; 1.72306
Kintra  Spain
Commonty  Catalonie
Province Barcelona
Comarca Alt Penedès
Govrenment
 • Mayor Josep Tort i Miralles
Aurie
 • Total 30.15 km2 (11.64 sq mi)
Elevation 189 m (620 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 3,280
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Olerdolenc, olerdolenca
Mogenc, mogenca
Molantenc, molantenca
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Olèrdola is a municipality in the comarca o the Alt Penedès in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit on the northren side o the Garraf massif, an the heichest point o the municipality is the Puig de l'Àliga at 468 m.

Olèrdola castle controlled the aurie o the Penedès Depression in the Early Middle Ages, reachin the hicht o its significance when its castle dominatit the region unner the control o the rebellious Mir Geribert, "Prince o Olèrdola". Its importance declined frae the twalt century an its admeenistrative role wis taken bi Vilafranca del Penedès. The territory haes been inhabitit syne the Neolithic period, an Iberic an Roman remains are juxtaposed wi the ruins o the castle. The unuisual, circular, roman chapel o the Sant Sepulcre is near La Plana Rodona.

Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name o the municipality is derivit frae the historical castle, not frae ony modren dounset. Sax veelages an twa industrial zones (polígons industrials) mak up the municipality. Populations are gien as o 2005:

  • Can Trabal (301)
  • Daltmar (353)
  • Moja (1285)
  • El Polígon Industrial de Sant Pere Molanta (12)
  • El Polígon Industrial el Clot de Moja
  • Sant Miquel d'Olèrdola (327)
  • Sant Pere Molanta (552), in the north o the municipality
  • Viladellops (34)

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2007
1438 1521 1234 1564 1578 3280

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 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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