Online Encyclopedia


Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 81 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
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.
End of Article: OLHAO
OLGIERD (d. 1377)
OLIGARCHY (Gr. oXiyot, few, apxil, rule)

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.