Aveiro District

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District of Aveiro
Coat of arms of District of Aveiro
Coat of arms
Location of District of Aveiro
CountryPortugal
RegionCentro and Norte
Historical provinceBeira Litoral
and Douro Litoral
No. of municipalities19
No. of parishes208
CapitalAveiro
Area
 • Total2,808 km2 (1,084 sq mi)
Population
 • Total713,578
 • Density250/km2 (600/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code
PT-01
No. of parliamentary representatives16

Aveiro District (Portuguese: Distrito de Aveiro, pronounced [ɐˈvɐjɾu] (About this soundlisten) or [aˈvejɾu]) is located in the central coastal region of Portugal. The capital of the district is the city of Aveiro, which also serves as the seat of Aveiro Municipality.

Aveiro District is bordered by the Porto District to the north, the Viseu District to the east, the Coimbra District to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.

The 19 municipalities of Aveiro District are split between Norte Region (Metropolitan Area of Porto and Espinho subregion: Grande Porto) and Centro Region (Baixo Vouga subregion).

Municipalities[edit]

The district is composed of 19 municipalities:

CoA Name Area (km²) Pop. Pop/Area (1/km²) No P. No C./No T. Subregion
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Águeda
335.3
47,729
148
20
1/?
Baixo Vouga
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Albergaria-a-Velha
155.4
25,497
164
8
0/?
Baixo Vouga
Anadia
216.6
31,671
146
15
1/?
Baixo Vouga
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Arouca
329.1
24,019
73
20
0/?
Metropolitan Area of Porto
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Aveiro
199.9
73,626
368
14
1/?
Baixo Vouga
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Castelo de Paiva
115.0
17,089
149
9
0/2
Tâmega
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Espinho
21.1
31,703
1,503
5
1/1
Metropolitan Area of Porto
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Estarreja
108.4
28,279
261
7
1/3
Baixo Vouga
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Ílhavo
73.5
39,247
534
4
2/?
Baixo Vouga
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Mealhada
110.7
20,496
194
8
1/?
Baixo Vouga
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Murtosa
73.3
9,657
132
4
0/1
Baixo Vouga
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Oliveira de Azeméis
163.5
71,243
436
19
1/9
Metropolitan Area of Porto
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Oliveira do Bairro
87.3
22,365
256
6
1/?
Baixo Vouga
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Ovar
147.4
56,715
385
8
2/3
Baixo Vouga
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Santa Maria da Feira
215.1
142,295
662
31
3/13
Metropolitan Area of Porto
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São João da Madeira
7.9
21,538
2,726
1
1/0
Metropolitan Area of Porto
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Sever do Vouga
129.6
12,940
100
9
0/?
Baixo Vouga
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Vagos
169.9
23,205
137
11
0/2
Baixo Vouga
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Vale de Cambra
146.5
22,864
169
9
1/?
Metropolitan Area of Porto

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2019[edit]

e • d Summary of election results from Aveiro 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 30.8 5 28.4 5 27.1 4 36.6 6 23.0 4 22.9 4 27.8 4 40.2 6 40.2 7 33.5 5 41.1 8 33.8 6 25.9 5 27.9 5 34.3 7
PSD 35.2 6 In AD 34.8 6 38.4 6 60.2 11 58.6 9 41.2 6 38.3 6 46.4 8 35.7 6 34.6 7 44.5 8 In PàF 33.6 6
CDS-PP 22.5 4 16.4 2 13.5 2 5.3 6.1 1 12.6 2 13.6 2 12.9 2 9.8 1 13.0 2 12.9 2 5.7 1
PCP/APU/CDU 3.7 7.9 1 6.8 1 7.0 1 6.5 1 4.2 2.8 2.7 3.5 2.6 3.5 3.8 4.1 4.4 3.1
AD 56.7 9 58.8 10
PRD 13.3 2 2.7 0.3
BE 1.3 1.8 5.1 9.0 1 5.0 1 9.6 1 10.0 2
PàF 48.1 10
Total seats 15 14 15 16
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

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Coordinates: 40°38′28″N 8°39′14″W / 40.64111°N 8.65389°W / 40.64111; -8.65389