Olula del Río had 6216 inhabitants in 2016. It is located at an altitude of 482 meters and 83 kilometers from the provincial capital, Almería. Olula del Río borders several villages of the Almanzora valley: Purchena, Macael, Urrácal, Fines. Its economy is focused on the marble industry.
There are many charming places that can not be overlooked if we visit this locality; This is the case of the Church of San Sebastián, of Neoclassical style and striking for being entirely built in marble.
Another religious building is the Church of the Assumption which can be reached after taking a walk through the streets of the town; full of historical memories, like the white color of their houses and the bars that adorn them.
Undoubtedly, in its craftsmanship there is a clear protagonist: marble, fundamental basis also of its economy.
Of its natural environment include the hills of Fraile and Hondo; as well as Garganta del Maimón, perfect places for hiking, with several signposted routes.