Leiria District

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District of Leiria
LocalDistritoLeiria.svg
CountryPortugal
RegionCentro
Historical provinceBeira Litoral
and Estremadura
No. of municipalities16
No. of parishes148
CapitalLeiria
Area
 • Total3,515 km2 (1,357 sq mi)
Population
 • Total459,450
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codePT-10
No. of parliamentary representatives10

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 with about 55,000 in the city/urbanised area.

Municipalities of Leiria "C" = city/cidade, "T" = town/vila]
Name Status
Alcobaça C
Alvaiázere T
Ansião T
Batalha T
Bombarral T
Caldas da Rainha C
Castanheira de Pera 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

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