Os de Balaguer

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Os de Balaguer
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Coordinates: 41°52′21″N 0°43′12″E / 41.87250°N 0.72000°E / 41.87250; 0.72000
KintraSpain
CommontyCatalonie
ProvinceLleida
ComarcaNoguera
Govrenment
 • MayorIgnasi Cortés i Giné
Area
 • Total136 km2 (53 sq mi)
Elevation
463 m (1,519 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total985
 • Density7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25610

Os de Balaguer is a municipality in the comarca o Noguera, in the province o Lleida, Catalonie, Spain.

Economy is based on agricultur, wi, in pairticular, the cultivation o vegetables, cereals an olive, an on ainimal husbandry as well.

Sichts in the municipality include the rock pentins o Balma dels Vilars (includit in the UNESCO Heritage Leet an the umwhile Agostianian monastery o Santa Maria de Bellpuig de les Avellanes.

Os de Balaguer wis the birthplace o Gaspar de Portolà (1716–1784), govrenor o Baja an Alta California (1767–1770), splorer an foonder o San Diego an Monterey.

The municipality is split intae twa pairts, the bigger north-wastren pairt conteenin the veelage o Os de Balaguer, the smawer sooth-eastren pairt conteenin the veelage o Gerb.

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