Beja District

District of Beja
—  District  —
Country Portugal
Region Alentejo
Historical province Baixo Alentejo
No. of municipalities 14
No. of parishes 100
Capital Beja
Area
 – Total 10.225 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population
 – Total 161.211
 – Density 15.8/km2 (40.8/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 3

The Beja District (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɛʒɐ]) is located in southern Portugal. The district capital is the city of Beja.

Municipalities

The district is composed of 14 municipalities:

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2009

e • d Summary of election results from Beja district, 1976-2009
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 32.0 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
PSD 8.2 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
CDS-PP 4.2 4.1 2.2 2.0 2.3 3.6 3.9 3.7 2.9 5.7 7.3
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
BE 1.6 1.9 4.7 10.0 5.2
AD 19.0 1 22.4 1
PRD 11.6 5.7
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

External links

Coordinates: 38°01′N 7°52′W / 38.017°N 7.867°W / 38.017; -7.867



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