Portalegre District

Portalegre District (Portuguese: Distrito de Portalegre [puɾtɐˈlɛɣɾ(ɨ)] (listen)) is located in the east of Portugal. The district capital is the city of Portalegre.

Portalegre District
Coat of arms of Portalegre District
LocalDistritoPortalegre.svg
CountryPortugal
RegionAlentejo Region
Historical provinceAlto Alentejo Province
(partly Ribatejo)
No. of municipalities15
No. of parishes86
CapitalPortalegre
Area
 • Total6,065 km2 (2,342 sq mi)
Population
 • Total127,018
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codePT-12
No. of parliamentary representatives2

As of 2021, it is the least populous district of Portugal.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The district is composed of 15 municipalities:

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2022Edit

Summary of election results from Portalegre district, 1976-2022
Parties % S % 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 2022
PS 41.9 3 29.8 1 32.4 1 38.5 2 23.7 1 25.1 1 33.5 1 50.5 2 51.2 2 45.3 2 54.9 2 38.3 1 32.4 1 42.4 1 44.7 2 47.2 2
PSD 10.1 In AD 19.1 1 20.9 1 37.4 1 38.9 2 23.4 1 22.5 1 30.6 1 20.2 23.8 1 32.5 1 In PàF 20.1 23.2
PCP/APU/CDU 22.0 1 29.4 1 26.1 1 28.7 1 25.2 1 20.9 1 15.2 14.0 15.0 12.4 12.1 12.9 12.8 12.2 8.1 7.6
AD 32.1 2 33.4 2
PàF 27.6 1
Total seats 4 3 2
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

Coordinates: 39°17′28″N 7°25′55″W / 39.29111°N 7.43194°W / 39.29111; -7.43194