Santarém District

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District of Santarém
District
LocalDistritoSantarem.svg
Country Portugal
Region Centro
and Alentejo
Historical province Ribatejo
(partly Beira Baixa
and Beira Litoral)
No. of municipalities 21
No. of parishes 193
Capital Santarém
Area
 • Total 6,747 km2 (2,605 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 475,344
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 10

The District of Santarém (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃tɐˈɾɐ̃j], Portuguese: Distrito de Santarém) is located in Centro Region, Portugal, the district capital is the city of Santarém.

It has an area of 6747 km² (3rd largest in Portugal), and a population of 475,344 inhabitants.

Municipalities[edit]

The district includes the following 21 municipalities.

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

e • d Summary of election results from Santarém 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 38.4 6 27.3 3 30.4 4 38.4 5 18.6 2 21.7 3 29.4 3 45.8 5 45.5 5 38.4 4 46.1 6 33.7 4 25.9 3
PSD 19.5 3 24.7 3 27.8 4 47.9 7 49.1 6 31.0 3 30.2 3 38.1 4 26.4 3 27.0 3 37.6 5
CDS-PP 13.9 2 10.0 1 7.7 1 3.6 3.3 8.7 1 8.1 1 8.4 1 6.9 11.2 1 12.3 1
PCP/APU/CDU 16.1 2 21.7 3 19.0 2 20.0 3 16.4 2 12.6 1 9.8 1 9.5 1 10.1 1 8.6 1 8.6 1 9.2 1 9.0 1
BE 2.0 2.8 6.5 11.8 1 5.8
AD 41.0 6 42.1 6
PRD 23.8 3 7.3 1 1.0
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

Coordinates: 39°14′N 8°41′W / 39.233°N 8.683°W / 39.233; -8.683