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Beja (district)

For other uses, see Beja (disambiguation).
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 (3,948 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 161,211
 • Density 16/km2 (41/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

  • Photos from Beja (district)

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

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