Palmeira (Braga)

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Palmeira Church
Palmeira Church
Coordinates: 41°35′38″N 8°25′44″W / 41.594°N 8.429°W / 41.594; -8.429Coordinates: 41°35′38″N 8°25′44″W / 41.594°N 8.429°W / 41.594; -8.429
Country Portugal
Municipality Braga
 • Total 8.88 km2 (3.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,468
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)

Palmeira is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Braga. The population in 2011 was 5,468,[1] in an area of 8.88 km².[2] It is located near the Cávado river, on the south bank, about 5 mi (8.0 km) north from the historic center of the city of Braga.

Braga Airport (Aérodromo Municipal de Braga)(BGZ) is located in Palmeira. The Circuito Vasco Sameiro is located at the airport.

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