Belo Monte

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For the dam and hydroelectric power project, see Belo Monte Dam.

Belo Monte is a municipality located in the western of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its population is 6,669 (2005) and its area is 334 km².[1]

The municipality was designated a priority area for conservation and sustainable use when the Caatinga Ecological Corridor was created in 2006.[2]


  1. ^ IBGE - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  2. ^ Mattos, Marluza (2006), Ministério cria Corredor Ecológico da Caatinga (in Portuguese), Ministério do Meio Ambiente, retrieved 2016-11-01 

Coordinates: 09°49′40″S 37°16′48″W / 9.82778°S 37.28000°W / -9.82778; -37.28000