Murça is a municipality located in northern Portugal with a total population of 6,476 residents. It is situated in the central part of the eastern district of Vila Real, and consigned to the Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro region, the municipality of Murça occupies a total area of 189 km². The Murça's town is about 40 km away from many of the major urban centers of the region. Murça's proximity to Vila Real and access to the IP4 motorway makes it potentially advantages today.
There is no clear references to the origin of Murca's community but most believed it was when Celtic period all started due to the Porca de Murça or Pig of Murça, which refers to a celebrated monument wildboar.