Corvo, Azores

:"This article is about the municipality, for the island see Corvo Island"Infobox_Municipality_pt
official_name = Corvo

image_coat_of_arms = CRV.png

Region = A.R. of Azores
Subregion = A.R. of Azores
District = A.R. of Azores
Mayor_name = Fernando Pimentel
Mayor_party = PS
area_total = 17.1
population_total = 425

params = 39_40_N_31_05_W
occasion =
day = June 20
website =
footnotes =

Corvo (pronounced|ˈkoɾvu) is a municipality located in the Corvo Island, the smallest of the 9 islands of the Portuguese autonomous region of Azores. It is the least populated of the Portuguese municipalities, with only 425 inhabitants. The municipality includes the entire portion of the island of Corvo, therefore being entirely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. The island is connected via airplane to the other Azores islands.

Generally, the inhabitants dedicate themselves to fishing, agriculture, or raising cattle. The island has an airport, a fire station, a school, as well as hotels for tourists. The nearest municipality is in Santa Cruz das Flores on Flores Island.


Corvo is the only Portuguese municipality with no parishes.There are almost no trees on the island. A small airport is at the southern edge of the island.

External links

* [ Municipality official website]

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