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The District of Leiria (Portuguese: Distrito de Leiria [lɐjˈɾi.ɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is located in Central Portugal. The district capital is the city of Leiria, which is also the largest and most populous city with about 55,000 in the city/urbanised area.

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
 • Total459,450
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codePT-10
No. of parliamentary representatives10
Municipalities of Leiria "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

e • d 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