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Leiria (district)

District of Leiria
District
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 city and most populous city. The district is composed by 16 municipalities: [C = city/cidade T = town/vila]

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2011

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

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