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Setúbal (district)

District of Setúbal
District
Country Portugal
Region Lisbon
and Alentejo
Historical province Estremadura
and Baixo Alentejo
No. of municipalities 13
No. of parishes 82
Capital Setúbal
Area
 • Total 5,064 km2 (1,955 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 788,459
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 17

The District of Setúbal (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɨˈtuβaɫ] or [sɨˈtuβɐɫ], Portuguese: Distrito de Setúbal) is located in the south-west of Portugal, the District Capital is the city of Setúbal.

It is delimited by Lisbon District and Santarém District on the north, Évora District on the east, Beja District on the south and the Atlantic Ocean on the west. It has an area of 5064 km², and a population of 789,459 inhabitants. It was split from Lisbon District in 1926, being the only Portuguese district created after 1835.

It is composed of 13 municipalities, sub divided in two sub regions:

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2011

e • d Summary of election results from Setúbal 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 32.2 7 21.4 4 23.5 4 30.6 3 16.5 3 17.6 3 28.4 5 44.9 9 43.7 8 39.3 7 43.6 8 34.0 7 26.9 5
PSD 8.4 1 12.7 2 15.4 3 32.6 6 34.7 6 18.4 3 18.0 3 24.7 5 16.1 3 16.4 3 25.2 5
CDS-PP 4.4 5.1 1 3.8 1.9 2.7 7.2 1 5.6 1 6.9 1 5.1 1 9.1 1 12.1 2
PCP/APU/CDU 44.4 9 47.0 9 44.0 9 45.8 8 38.2 7 32.7 7 24.9 5 24.8 4 24.8 5 20.5 4 20.0 3 20.1 4 19.6 4
BE 3.5 4.6 10.3 2 14.0 2 7.1 1
AD 22.3 4 24.1 4
PRD 20.4 4 8.7 1 0.9
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

External links

  • Setubal District Map
  • Setubal info
  • Portugal Dream Coast

Coordinates: 38°31′26″N 8°53′35″W / 38.52389°N 8.89306°W / 38.52389; -8.89306

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