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Aveiro District

District of Aveiro
District
Country Portugal
Region Norte and
Centro
Historical province Beira Litoral
(partly Douro Litoral)
No. of municipalities 19
No. of parishes 208
Capital Aveiro
Area
 • Total 2,808 km2 (1,084 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 713,578
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 16

Aveiro District (Portuguese pronunciation: , Portuguese: Distrito de Aveiro) is located in the central coastal region of Portugal. The capital of the district is the city of Aveiro, which also serves as the seat of Aveiro Municipality and as the see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Aveiro, created 1938.

Aveiro District borders to the north to Porto District, to the east to Viseu District, to the south to Coimbra District and to the west to the Atlantic Ocean.

The 19 municipalities of Aveiro District are split between Norte Region (whole of Entre Douro e Vouga and Espinho subregion: Grande Porto) and Centro Region (Baixo Vouga subregion).

Municipalities

The district is composed of 19 municipalities:

CoA Name Area (km²) Pop. Pop/Area (1/km²) No P. No C./No T. Subregion
Águeda
335.3
47,729
148
20
1/?
Baixo Vouga
Albergaria-a-Velha
155.4
25,497
164
8
0/?
Baixo Vouga
Anadia
216.6
31,671
146
15
1/?
Baixo Vouga
Arouca
329.1
24,019
73
20
0/?
Entre Douro e Vouga
Aveiro
199.9
73,626
368
14
1/?
Baixo Vouga
Castelo de Paiva
115.0
17,089
149
9
0/2
Tâmega
Espinho
21.1
|
31,703
1,503
5
1/1
Grande Porto
Estarreja
108.4
28,279
261
7
1/3
Baixo Vouga
Ílhavo
73.5
39,247
534
4
2/?
Baixo Vouga
Mealhada
110.7
20,496
194
8
1/?
Baixo Vouga
Murtosa
73.3
9,657
132
4
0/1
Baixo Vouga
Oliveira de Azeméis
163.5
71,243
436
19
1/9
Entre Douro e Vouga
Oliveira do Bairro
87.3
22,365
256
6
1/?
Baixo Vouga
Ovar
147.4
56,715
385
8
2/3
Baixo Vouga
Santa Maria da Feira
215.1
142,295
662
31
3/13
Entre Douro e Vouga
São João da Madeira
7.9
21,538
2,726
1
1/0
Entre Douro e Vouga
Sever do Vouga
129.6
12,940
100
9
0/?
Baixo Vouga
Vagos
169.9
23,205
137
11
0/2
Baixo Vouga
Vale de Cambra
146.5
22,864
169
9
1/?
Entre Douro e Vouga

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2011

 Summary of election results from Aveiro 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 30.8 5 28.4 5 27.1 4 36.6 6 23.0 4 22.9 4 27.8 4 40.2 6 40.2 7 33.5 5 41.1 8 33.8 6 25.9 5
PSD 35.2 6 34.8 6 38.4 6 60.4 11 58.6 9 41.2 6 38.3 6 46.4 8 35.7 6 34.6 7 44.5 8
CDS-PP 22.5 4 16.4 2 13.5 2 5.3 6.1 1 12.6 2 13.6 2 12.9 2 9.8 1 13.0 2 12.9 2
PCP/APU/CDU 3.7 7.9 1 6.8 1 7.0 1 6.5 1 4.2 2.8 2.7 3.5 2.6 3.5 3.8 4.1
BE 1.3 1.8 5.1 9.0 1 5.0 1
AD 56.7 9 58.8 10
PRD 13.4 2 2.7
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

External links

  • Photos from Aveiro (district)

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