Monte Real

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Monte Real
Coat of arms of Monte Real
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Leiria
 • Total 12.23 km2 (4.72 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,778
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)

Monte Real is a town (vila in Portuguese) and a parish (Pt: freguesia) in the municipality and District of Leiria. It covers an area of 12.23 km² and has a population of 2,778 people. Monte Real, which in English means Royal Mount, was once a municipality (pt: concelho), before being anexed to Leiria municipality.

Monte Real hosts an air base (base aérea), Monte Real Air Base for the Portuguese Air Force.[1]

Monte Real is also known for its hot springs, (Termas de Monte Real).[2]


  1. ^ "Base Aérea Nº 5" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Termas Monte Real". Retrieved 16 October 2012. 

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Coordinates: 39°49′52.4″N 8°52′42″W / 39.831222°N 8.87833°W / 39.831222; -8.87833