Leiria District

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The District of Leiria (Portuguese: Distrito de Leiria [lɐjˈɾi.ɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is a district located in Centro region of Portugal, divided between the traditional provinces of Beira Litoral and Estremadura. It borders on the north with district of Coimbra, on the east with district of Castelo Branco and with district of Santarém, on the south with district of Lisbon and on the west with the ocean Atlantic. The district capital is the city of Leiria.

District of Leiria
Coat of arms of District of Leiria
Coat of arms
LocalDistritoLeiria.svg
CountryPortugal
RegionCentro
Historical provinceBeira Litoral
and Estremadura
No. of municipalities16
No. of parishes148
CapitalLeiria
Area
 • Total3,515 km2 (1,357 sq mi)
Population
2011
 • Total470,930
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codePT-10
No. of parliamentary representatives10

MunicipalitiesEdit

Municipalities of the District "C"=city/cidade "T"=town/vila
Name Status
Alcobaça C
Alvaiázere T
Ansião T
Batalha T
Bombarral T
Caldas da Rainha C
Castanheira de Pera T
Figueiró dos Vinhos T
Leiria C
Marinha Grande C
Nazaré T
Óbidos T
Pedrógão Grande T
Peniche C
Pombal C
Porto de Mós T

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2019Edit

Summary of election results from Leiria 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 31.1 4 23.2 3 22.7 3 32.7 4 19.6 2 18.7 2 23.0 3 36.7 4 36.8 4 29.5 3 35.6 4 30.1 4 20.7 3 24.8 3 31.1 4
PSD 31.2 4 In AD 35.6 4 38.6 5 60.8 9 61.2 7 43.3 5 42.6 5 50.8 6 39.8 5 34.9 4 47.0 6 In PàF 33.5 5
CDS-PP 19.4 2 16.2 2 12.2 1 6.0 4.8 11.4 1 9.9 1 9.8 1 8.9 1 12.6 1 12.8 1 5.3
PCP/APU/CDU 7.3 1 10.9 1 9.7 1 9.5 1 7.9 1 5.9 4.5 4.5 5.3 4.1 4.6 5.1 5.0 5.1 4.3
AD 56.2 7 59.8 7
PRD 15.3 2 3.0
BE 1.7 2.2 5.5 9.5 1 5.1 9.7 1 9.4 1
PàF 48.4 6
Total seats 11 10
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 39°44′38″N 8°48′25″W / 39.74389°N 8.80694°W / 39.74389; -8.80694