Lisbon District

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Lisbon District
District
LocalDistritoLisboa.svg
Country Portugal
Region Lisbon
(partly Alentejo Region)
Historical province Estremadura Province
(partly Ribatejo Province)
No. of municipalities 16
No. of parishes 226
Capital Lisbon
Area
 • Total 2,800 km2 (1,100 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 2,135,992
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 47

Lisbon District (Portuguese pronunciation: [liʒˈβoɐ], Portuguese: Distrito de Lisboa) is a district located in the South Central Portugal, the district capital is the city of Lisbon, also the national capital.

Municipalities[edit]

The district is composed of 16 municipalities:

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

e • d Summary of election results from Lisbon 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 38.3 25 25.8 15 28.1 17 35.8 21 19.8 12 21.2 12 29.7 16 44.3 24 42.7 23 38.7 20 44.1 23 36.4 19 27.5 14
PSD 16.4 10 21.8 13 25.6 15 45.8 28 45.3 25 29.0 15 27.3 14 35.7 18 23.7 12 25.1 13 34.1 18
CDS-PP 13.2 2 11.7 7 8.1 4 3.7 2 4.0 2 9.4 5 8.5 4 8.5 4 8.2 4 11.0 5 13.8 7
PCP/APU/CDU 21.8 14 26.0 16 23.1 13 25.3 15 20.1 12 16.5 10 12.2 6 12.0 6 12.3 6 8.8 4 9.8 5 9.9 5 9.6 5
BE 4.9 2 4.7 2 8.8 4 10.8 5 5.7 3
AD 39.9 24 41.6 25
PRD 21.3 13 6.9 4
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

Coordinates: 38°42′N 9°11′W / 38.700°N 9.183°W / 38.700; -9.183