Aveiro District

Aveiro District (Portuguese: Distrito de Aveiro, pronounced [ɐˈvɐjɾu] (About this soundlisten) or [aˈvejɾu]) is located in the central coastal region of Portugal. The capital of the district is the city of Aveiro, which also serves as the seat of Aveiro Municipality.

District of Aveiro
Coat of arms of District of Aveiro
Location of District of Aveiro
CountryPortugal
RegionCentro and Norte
Historical provinceBeira Litoral
and Douro Litoral
No. of municipalities19
No. of parishes208
CapitalAveiro
Area
 • Total2,808 km2 (1,084 sq mi)
Population
 • Total713,578
 • Density250/km2 (600/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code
PT-01
No. of parliamentary representatives16

Aveiro District is bordered by the Porto District to the north, the Viseu District to the east, the Coimbra District to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.

The 19 municipalities of Aveiro District are split between Norte Region (Metropolitan Area of Porto and Espinho subregion: Grande Porto) and Centro Region (Baixo Vouga subregion).

MunicipalitiesEdit

The district is composed of 19 municipalities:

CoA Name Area (km2) Pop. Pop/Area (1/km2) No P. No C./No T. Subregion
  Águeda 335.3 47,729 148 20 1/? Baixo Vouga
  Albergaria-a-Velha 155.4 25,497 164 8 0/? Baixo Vouga
Anadia 216.6 31,671 146 15 1/? Baixo Vouga
  Arouca 329.1 24,019 73 20 0/? Metropolitan Area of Porto
  Aveiro 199.9 73,626 368 14 1/? Baixo Vouga
  Castelo de Paiva 115.0 17,089 149 9 0/2 Tâmega
  Espinho 21.1 31,703 1,503 5 1/1 Metropolitan Area of Porto
  Estarreja 108.4 28,279 261 7 1/3 Baixo Vouga
  Ílhavo 73.5 39,247 534 4 2/? Baixo Vouga
  Mealhada 110.7 20,496 194 8 1/? Baixo Vouga
  Murtosa 73.3 9,657 132 4 0/1 Baixo Vouga
  Oliveira de Azeméis 163.5 71,243 436 19 1/9 Metropolitan Area of Porto
  Oliveira do Bairro 87.3 22,365 256 6 1/? Baixo Vouga
  Ovar 147.4 56,715 385 8 2/3 Baixo Vouga
  Santa Maria da Feira 215.1 142,295 662 31 3/13 Metropolitan Area of Porto
  São João da Madeira 7.9 21,538 2,726 1 1/0 Metropolitan Area of Porto
  Sever do Vouga 129.6 12,940 100 9 0/? Baixo Vouga
  Vagos 169.9 23,205 137 11 0/2 Baixo Vouga
  Vale de Cambra 146.5 22,864 169 9 1/? Metropolitan Area of Porto

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2019Edit

Summary of election results from Aveiro district, 1976-2019
Parties % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S % S
1976 1979 1980 1983 1985 1987 1991 1995 1999 2002 2005 2009 2011 2015 2019
PS 30.8 5 28.4 5 27.1 4 36.6 6 23.0 4 22.9 4 27.8 4 40.2 6 40.2 7 33.5 5 41.1 8 33.8 6 25.9 5 27.9 5 34.3 7
PSD 35.2 6 In AD 34.8 6 38.4 6 60.2 11 58.6 9 41.2 6 38.3 6 46.4 8 35.7 6 34.6 7 44.5 8 In PàF 33.6 6
CDS-PP 22.5 4 16.4 2 13.5 2 5.3 6.1 1 12.6 2 13.6 2 12.9 2 9.8 1 13.0 2 12.9 2 5.7 1
PCP/APU/CDU 3.7 7.9 1 6.8 1 7.0 1 6.5 1 4.2 2.8 2.7 3.5 2.6 3.5 3.8 4.1 4.4 3.1
AD 56.7 9 58.8 10
PRD 13.3 2 2.7 0.3
BE 1.3 1.8 5.1 9.0 1 5.0 1 9.6 1 10.0 2
PàF 48.1 10
Total seats 15 14 15 16
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

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Coordinates: 40°38′28″N 8°39′14″W / 40.64111°N 8.65389°W / 40.64111; -8.65389