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OLHAO

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 81 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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OLHAO, a seaport of southern Portugal, in the district of Faro; 5 M. E. of Faro, on the Atlantic coast. Pop. (1900) 10,009. Olhao has a good harbour at the head of the Barra Nova, a deep channel among the sandy islands which fringe the coast. Wine, fruit, cork, baskets and sumach are exported in small coasting vessels; there are important sardine and tunny fisheries; and boats, sails and cordage are manufactured.
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