Palmeira is a parish, located in the municipality of . The population in 2011 was 5,468, in an area of 8.88 km². It is located near the Cávado river, on the south bank, about 5 mi north from the historic center of the city of . is located in Palmeira.

Notable Places in the Area

Photo: Joseolgon, Public domain.

The Castle of Dona Chica is a neo-romantic castle and/or residence located in the civil parish of Palmeira, municipality of Braga, in the northern region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Braga Airport is an airport in Palmeira, 3 km north northwest of , . is situated 1¼ km west of Palmeira.

Auto racing track
The Circuito de Velocidade Vasco Sameiro is a racing circuit located 6 km north of , at Palmeira. is situated 1½ km west of Palmeira.

Localities in the Area

Merelim e Frossos is a civil parish in the municipality of Braga, Portugal. is situated 2½ km southwest of Palmeira.

is a former freguesia and former bishopric in the municipality of Braga, northern Portugal, which remains a Catholic titular see. is situated 2½ km south of Palmeira. Photo: Joseolgon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a freguesia, located in the municipality of . is situated 3 km east of Palmeira. Photo: Joseolgon, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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