Belmonte, Bahia

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Location of Belmonte

Belmonte is a municipality (município) in the Brazilian state of Bahia. It is located at 15º51'47" S, 38º52'58" W. It is 8 metres above sea level. In 2004 it had an estimated population of 18,986 inhabitants.

The municipality covers a total area of 2016.85 km² and was founded in 1764.

The municipality contains part of the 100,646 hectares (248,700 acres) Canavieiras Extractive Reserve, created in 2006.[1]


  1. ^ RESEX de Canavieiras (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-09-14


Coordinates: 15°51′47″S 38°52′58″W / 15.86306°S 38.88278°W / -15.86306; -38.88278