Vale Formoso

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Coordinates: 40°22′37″N 7°22′44″W / 40.377°N 7.379°W / 40.377; -7.379

Vale Formoso
Civil parish
Country Portugal
Municipality Covilhã
Disbanded 2013
 • Total 11.31 km2 (4.37 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 640
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)

Vale Formoso is a former civil parish in the municipality of Covilhã, Castelo Branco District, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Vale Formoso e Aldeia do Souto.[1] It had a population of 640, in 2001, and an area of 11.31 km² (4,37 mi²), in 2012.[2][3]

It changed its name on 6 August 1944, having previously been called "Aldeia do Mato."


  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 42-43" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (2003). "Censos 2001: Resultados definitivos: XIV Recenseamento Geral da População, IV Recenseamento Geral da Habitação: Norte" (in Portuguese). Portugal. Retrieved 8 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Instituto Geográfico Português (2012). "Carta Administrativa Oficial de Portugal: Áreas das freguesias, municípios e distritos da CAOP2012.1" (in Portuguese). Portugal. Retrieved 8 October 2012.