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Olivella an its kirk
Olivella an its kirk
Coat o airms o Olivella
Coat o airms
Olivella is locatit in Catalonia
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°19′0″N 1°49′0″E / 41.31667°N 1.81667°E / 41.31667; 1.81667
Kintra  Spain
Commonty  Catalonie
Province Barcelona
Comarca Garraf
 • Mayor Joaquim Mas Rius
 • Total 38.75 km2 (14.96 sq mi)
Elevation 211 m (692 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Tot 3,405
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08818
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Olivella is a municipality in Catalonie, in the province o Barcelona, Spain. It is situatit in the comarca o Garraf.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Buddhist monastery in Olivella

The first kent veelage in the aurie wis foondit in 992 aroond a castle kent as Castell vell. The indwallers lived off dryland agriculture. This initial nucleus wis awmaist abandoned efter the black plague caused numerous daiths.

The aurie wis resettled in the 14t century an gradually prospered. Nowadays thare are some new housing developments in the aurie as well as the "Sakya Tashi Ling".[1] Buddhist monastery, locatit in Plana Novella.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The veelage is locatit in the Garraf Massif, in a natural pairk aurie, no far frae Barcelona.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. AADD. Museus i Centres de Patrimoni Cultural a Catalunya, Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona 2010, ISBN 84-393-5437-1

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