Crato, Portugal

Crato, Portugal

Crato (pron. 'kɾatu) is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 398.0 km² and a total population of 3,995 inhabitants.

The municipality is composed of 6 parishes, and is located in the District of Portalegre.

The present Mayor is José Correia Luz, elected by the Socialist Party.

The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes

  • Aldeia da Mata
  • Crato e Mártires (Crato)
  • Flor da Rosa
  • Gáfete
  • Monte da Pedra
  • Vale do Peso

History

Crato was since 1340, the head-quarters of the Knights Hospitaller in Portugal.

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