Os de Balaguer

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Os de Balaguer
Municipality
Coat o airms o Os de Balaguer
Coat o airms
Os de Balaguer is locatit in Catalonia
Os de Balaguer
Os de Balaguer
Location in Catalonie
Coordinates: 41°52′21″N 0°43′12″E / 41.87250°N 0.72000°E / 41.87250; 0.72000
Kintra Spain
Commonty Catalonie
Province Lleida
Comarca Noguera
Govrenment
 • Mayor Ignasi Cortés i Giné
Aurie
 • Total 136 km2 (53 sq mi)
Elevation 463 m (1,519 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 985
 • Density 7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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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