Monte Real

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This article is about town in Portugal. For the air force base, see Monte Real Air Base. For the parish, see Monte Real e Carvide. For "Mont Real", see Mount Royal. For others, see Mount Royal (disambiguation).
Monte Real
Parish
Coat of arms of Monte Real
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Leiria
Disbanded 2013
Area
 • 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 former civil parish in the municipality of Leiria, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Monte Real e Carvide.[1] 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 annexed to Leiria municipality.

Monte Real hosts an air base (base aérea), Monte Real Air Base for the Portuguese Air Force.[2]

Monte Real is also known for its hot springs, (Termas de Monte Real).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 60" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Base Aérea Nº 5" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "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