Portalegre District

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Portalegre District
LocalDistritoPortalegre.svg
CountryPortugal
RegionAlentejo Region
Historical provinceAlto Alentejo Province
(partly Ribatejo)
No. of municipalities15
No. of parishes86
CapitalPortalegre
Area
 • Total6,065 km2 (2,342 sq mi)
Population
 • Total127,018
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codePT-12
No. of parliamentary representatives2

Portalegre District (Portuguese pronunciation: [puɾtɐˈlɛɣɾ(ɨ)], Portuguese: Distrito de Portalegre) is located in the east of Portugal. The district capital is the city of Portalegre.

Municipalities[edit]

The district is composed of 15 municipalities:

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

e • d Summary of election results from Portalegre 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 41.9 3 29.8 1 32.4 1 38.5 2 23.7 1 25.1 1 33.5 1 50.5 2 51.2 2 45.3 2 54.9 2 38.3 1 32.4 1
PSD 10.1 19.1 1 20.9 1 37.4 1 38.9 2 23.4 1 22.5 1 30.6 1 20.2 23.8 1 32.5 1
CDS-PP 13.9 7.5 4.9 3.1 3.3 6.3 5.9 6.5 4.2 8.0 10.2
PCP/APU/CDU 22.0 1 29.4 1 26.1 1 28.7 1 25.2 1 20.9 1 15.2 14.0 15.0 12.4 12.1 12.9 12.8
BE 1.2 1.6 4.6 10.8 4.5
AD 32.1 2 33.4 2
PRD 18.8 6.3
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

Coordinates: 39°17′28″N 7°25′55″W / 39.29111°N 7.43194°W / 39.29111; -7.43194