Carviçais

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Carviçais
Parish
Coat of arms of Carviçais
Coat of arms
Carviçais is located in Portugal
Carviçais
Carviçais
Coordinates: 41°10′52″N 6°53′35″W / 41.181°N 6.893°W / 41.181; -6.893Coordinates: 41°10′52″N 6°53′35″W / 41.181°N 6.893°W / 41.181; -6.893
Country Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Douro
Intermunic. comm. Douro
District Bragança
Municipality Torre de Moncorvo
Area
 • Total 63.00 km2 (24.32 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 757
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Website www.freguesiacarvicais.com

Carviçais is a parish of the municipality of Torre de Moncorvo in the district of Bragança (Portugal). The population in 2011 was 757,[1] in an area of 63.00 km².[2] The parish is composed of 7 villages: Carviçais, Macieirinha, Martim Tirado, Quinta da Estrada, Quinta das Pereiras, Quinta das Peladinhas and Quinta da Nogueirinha.

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As the narrow gauge Sabor line (Linha do Sabor) ceased to run in 1988, the closest railway station is now Pocinho in the Douro Valley (Linha do Douro) with trains to Tua, Peso da Régua, Livração, Marco de Canaveses, Penafiel, Paredes, Ermesinde (connections to Braga, Guimarães, Viana do Castelo, Rio Tinto and Porto).

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