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Beja District

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District of Beja
Coat of arms
CountryPortugal
RegionAlentejo
Historical provinceBaixo Alentejo
No. of municipalities14
No. of parishes100
CapitalBeja
Area
 • Total10,225 km2 (3,948 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total152,758
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codePT-02
No. of parliamentary representatives3

The Beja District (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɛʒɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is located in southern Portugal. The district capital is the city of Beja. It is the largest district of the country by area, and constitutes around 11% of its area.

Municipalities

The district is composed of 14 municipalities:

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2019

e • d Summary of election results from Beja district, 1976-2019
Parties % S % S % 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 2015 2019
PS 32.0 2 22.0 1 21.1 1 28.0 2 20.1 1 20.3 1 28.4 1 45.8 2 46.7 2 43.5 2 51.0 2 34.9 2 29.8 1 37.3 1 40.7 2
PSD 8.2 In AD 11.8 13.7 1 24.5 1 29.3 1 15.7 1 14.5 21.2 12.3 14.6 23.7 1 In PàF 13.3
CDS-PP 4.2 4.1 2.2 2.0 2.3 3.6 3.9 3.7 2.9 5.7 7.3 2.3
PCP/APU/CDU 44.0 4 50.7 3 47.1 3 49.4 3 44.9 3 38.7 3 30.4 2 29.2 1 28.3 1 24.2 1 24.1 1 29.1 1 25.4 1 25.0 1 22.8 1
AD 19.0 1 22.4 1
PàF 20.1 1
Total seats 6 5 4 3
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
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