Rio Formoso is a municipality in Pernambuco with 21,815 inhabitants.
The municipality contains part of the strictly protected Saltinho Biological Reserve, a 562 hectares (1,390 acres) conservation unit created in 1983.
- Pedra beach and Reduto beach
There are the only two beaches in Rio Formoso. The major attraction is the estuary of the Formoso River. Has an extensive area of coconut trees, sand banks and natural reefs.
The main economic activities in Rio Formoso are based in food and beverage industry and agribusiness. Especially, coconuts, sugarcane, and creations of cattle.
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