Leiria District

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District of Leiria
District
LocalDistritoLeiria.svg
Country Portugal
Region Centro
Historical province Beira Litoral
and Estremadura
No. of municipalities 16
No. of parishes 148
Capital Leiria
Area
 • Total 3,515 km2 (1,357 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 459,450
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 10

The District of Leiria (Portuguese pronunciation: [lɐjˈɾi.ɐ], Portuguese: Distrito de Leiria) is located in Central Portugal. The district capital is the city of Leiria, which is also the largest and most populous city.

Municipalities of Leiria "C" = city/cidade, "T" = town/vila]
Name Status
Alcobaça C
Alvaiázere T
Ansião T
Batalha T
Bombarral T
Caldas da Rainha T
Castanheira de Pêra T
Figueiró dos Vinhos T
Leiria C
Marinha Grande C
Nazaré T
Óbidos T
Pedrógão Grande T
Peniche C
Pombal C
Porto de Mós T

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

e • d Summary of election results from Leiria 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 31.1 4 23.2 3 22.7 3 32.7 4 19.6 2 18.7 2 23.0 3 36.7 4 36.8 4 29.5 3 35.6 4 30.1 4 20.7 3
PSD 31.2 4 35.6 4 38.6 5 60.8 9 61.2 7 43.3 5 42.6 5 50.8 6 39.8 5 34.9 4 47.0 6
CDS-PP 19.4 2 16.2 2 12.2 1 6.0 4.8 11.4 1 9.9 1 9.8 1 8.9 1 12.6 1 12.8 1
PCP/APU/CDU 7.3 1 10.9 1 9.7 1 9.5 1 7.9 1 5.9 4.5 4.5 5.3 4.1 4.6 5.1 5.0
BE 1.7 2.2 5.5 9.5 1 5.1
AD 56.2 7 59.8 7
PRD 15.3 2 3.0
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

Coordinates: 39°44′38″N 8°48′25″W / 39.74389°N 8.80694°W / 39.74389; -8.80694