Olesa de Montserrat

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Olesa de Montserrat
Olesa from the chapel of Sant Salvador de les Espases
Olesa from the chapel of Sant Salvador de les Espases
Coat of airms o Olesa de Montserrat
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Coordinates: 41°32′42″N 1°53′40″E / 41.54500°N 1.89444°E / 41.54500; 1.89444
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
ProvinceBarcelona
ComarcaBaix Llobregat
Govrenment
 • MayorSalvador Prat i Asensio
Area
 • Total16.75 km2 (6.47 sq mi)
Elevation
124 m (407 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total23,301
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Olesa de Montserrat is a municipality in the comarca o Baix Llobregat, in Catalonie, Spain.

Olesa de Montserrat is weel kent aroond the nearbi places acause o its olive ile an textile production, but especially acause o its warld-famous Passion play (La Passió d'Olesa), first documentit in 1538. It achievit a warld record in 1996, wi 726 bodies actin onstage at the same time.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Torre del Relotge
  • Monastery o Sant Pere Sacama
  • Landwart chapel o Sant Salvador de les Espases

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

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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