Faro District

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Faro District
District
LocalDistritoFaro.svg
Country Portugal
Region Algarve
Historical province Algarve
No. of municipalities 16
No. of parishes 84
Capital Faro
Area
 • Total 4,960 km2 (1,920 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 458,734
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 9

Faro District (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈfaɾu], Portuguese: Distrito de Faro) is the southernmost district of Portugal, coincident with the Algarve. The administrative centre, or capital, is the city of Faro.

Municipalities[edit]

The district is composed of 16 municipalities:

Palácio de Estói: garden with Baroque gate,
Estoi, Faro District.

See also[edit]

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2011[edit]

e • d Summary of election results from Faro district, 1976-2011
Parties % 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
PS 44.6 6 34.0 3 34.7 4 43.2 5 22.3 2 24.9 3 31.2 3 49.6 5 48.4 5 40.5 4 49.3 6 31.9 3 23.0 2
PSD 19.3 2 23.1 2 28.4 3 46.7 5 50.8 5 29.2 3 29.5 3 37.7 4 24.6 2 26.2 3 37.0 4
CDS-PP 6.8 7.4 6.1 3.1 2.8 8.3 7.3 8.3 5.8 10.7 1 12.7 1
PCP/APU/CDU 14.5 1 20.3 2 16.7 1 18.6 2 15.4 2 10.9 1 7.2 7.8 8.3 6.3 6.9 7.8 8.6 1
BE 2.3 2.8 7.7 15.3 1 8.2 1
AD 34.6 4 37.2 4
PRD 20.5 2 6.3
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

Coordinates: 37°00′54″N 7°56′06″W / 37.01500°N 7.93500°W / 37.01500; -7.93500