Guarda District

Guarda District
—  District  —
Country Portugal
Region Centro
(partly Norte , only Foz Coa)
Historical province Beira Alta Province
(partly Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro Province)
No. of municipalities 14
No. of parishes 336
Capital Guarda
Area
 – Total 5.518 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Population
 – Total 173.716
 – Density 31.5/km2 (81.5/sq mi)
No. of parliamentary representatives 4

The district of Guarda (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɡwaɾðɐ], Portuguese: Distrito de Guarda) is located in the Centro Region of Portugal, except Vila Nova de Foz Côa, which is in the Norte Region. The district capital and most populous city is Guarda.

Contents

Municipalities

The district is contains 14 municipalities:

Subregions Included within the District of Guarda

Beira Interior Norte, Serra da Estrela, Douro and Dão-Lafões.

Geography

The main mountain ranges are the Serra da Estrela and Serra da Marofa. The main rivers are the Mondego, Côa, and Douro.

Main Monuments/Castles

  • Guarda Sé/ Guarda`s cathedral.
  • Castles:(Castelos de) Pinhel, Sabugal, Sortelha, Marialva, Celorico, Rodrigo, Almeida, Trancoso.
  • Pelourinhos de Pinhel and Alverca da Beira.

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2011

e • d Summary of election results from Guarda 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 25.2 2 26.3 1 26.3 1 33.5 2 23.3 2 21.8 1 26.8 1 43.7 2 43.4 2 34.7 2 46.8 2 36.0 2 28.3 1
PSD 25.7 2 31.5 2 33.6 2 60.0 4 58.6 3 39.9 2 39.2 2 48.5 2 34.7 2 35.6 2 46.3 3
CDS-PP 32.1 2 23.8 1 19.5 1 6.6 5.9 9.9 9.8 9.6 7.0 11.2 11.2
PCP/APU/CDU 2.9 5.4 5.0 4.9 5.2 3.3 2.3 2.3 3.2 2.2 2.9 3.3 3.6
BE 1.1 1.2 3.4 7.6 3.3
AD 60.6 4 60.6 4
PRD 10.9 2.0
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições


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