Eaton Vance National Municipal Opportunities Trust Declares Monthly Distribution

     Eaton Vance National Municipal Opportunities Trust Declares Monthly

PR Newswire

BOSTON, April 30, 2013

BOSTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Eaton Vance Management, the
Boston-based investment adviser, today announced the monthly distribution
declared on the common shares of one of its closed-end municipal bond funds
(the "Fund"). The record date for the distribution is May 24, 2013, and the
payable date is May 31, 2013. The ex-date is May 22, 2013. The distribution
per share, closing market price on April 29, 2013 (or last trade price), and
annualized market yield for the Fund are as follows:

                                          Distribution Closing      Annualized
Fund                                      Per Share    Market Price Yield
Eaton Vance National Municipal            $0.085834    $22.08       4.66%
Opportunities Trust (NYSE: EOT)

The amount of monthly distributions may vary depending on a number of factors.
As portfolio and market conditions change, the rate of distributions on the
Fund's common shares could change.

The Fund is managed by Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance
Corp. (NYSE: EV), based in Boston, one of the oldest investment management
firms in the United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance
and its affiliates managed $255.1 billion in assets as of March 31, 2013,
offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies
and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing
exemplary service and attractive returns through a variety of market
conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of
today's most discerning investors. For more information about Eaton Vance,

Shares of closed-end funds often trade at a discount from their net asset
value. The market price of Fund shares may vary from net asset value based on
factors affecting the supply and demand for shares, such as Fund distribution
rates relative to similar investments, investors' expectations for future
distribution changes, the clarity of the Fund's investment strategy and future
return expectations, and investors' confidence in the underlying markets in
which the Fund invests. Fund shares are subject to investment risk, including
possible loss of principal invested. No Fund is a complete investment program
and you may lose money investing in a Fund. An investment in a Fund may not be
appropriate for all investors. Before investing, prospective investors should
consider carefully the Fund's investment objective, risks, charges and

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

Contact: Investor Contact: (800) 262-1122
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