Crato (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkɾatu]) is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,708, in an area of 398.07 km².
The present Mayor is José Correia Luz, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.
Administratively, the municipality is divided into 5 civil parishes (freguesias):
- Aldeia da Mata
- Crato e Mártires, Flor da Rosa e Vale do Peso
- Monte da Pedra
Crato has been the headquarters of the Knights Hospitaller in Portugal since 1340. The head of the order was known as the Prior of Crato.