Porto District
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Porto District
District of Porto
Coat of arms of District of Porto
Coat of arms
LocalDistritoPorto.svg
CountryPortugal
RegionNorte
Historical provinceDouro Litoral
No. of municipalities18
No. of parishes383
CapitalPorto
Area
 o Total2,395 km2 (925 sq mi)
Population
 o Total1,817,172
 o Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codePT-13
No. of parliamentary representatives39

The District of Porto (Portuguese: Distrito do Porto ['po?tu] ) is located on the north-west coast of Portugal. The district capital is the city of Porto, the second largest city in the country. It is bordered by the Aveiro and Viseu districts to the south, Braga district to the north and Vila Real district to the east.

Its area is 2395 km2 and its population is 1,817,172. In 2017, the main legal foreign populations were from Brazil (9,442), China (2,475), Ukraine (2,160), Italy (1,273), Spain (1,189), Angola (1,118), and Cape Verde (1,040). These numbers exclude those who obtained Portuguese citizenship, which is regular among recent Portuguese Brazilians or Portuguese-Africans.[1]

Municipalities

The district comprises 18 municipalities:

All of the above Municipalities are Cities, except Baião and Lousada. Some municipalities include one or more cities;the municipality of Paredes has the most cities within its municipality: Paredes, Gandra, Rebordosa and São Salvador de Lordelo. Other cities in Porto district: Rio Tinto and Valbom (in Gondomar municipality), Ermesinde (in Valongo municipality), São Mamede de Infesta (in Matosinhos municipality), Freamunde (in Paços de Ferreira municipality) and Lixa (in Felgueiras municipality).

Main Airport

Porto Airport /Oporto Int.(OPO) Sá Carneiro, mostly located in Pedras Rubras, Moreira, Maia, Grande Porto.

Main Harbour

Leixões in Matosinhos, Porto area.

Summary of votes and seats won 1976-2019

e o d Summary of election results from Porto 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 40.7 18 34.8 14 34.3 14 43.0 18 23.6 10 26.7 11 32.9 13 46.7 18 48.0 19 41.2 17 48.5 20 41.8 18 32.0 14 32.7 14 36.7 17
PSD 27.0 11 In AD 26.2 10 29.3 12 50.9 22 51.3 21 36.4 14 32.7 13 40.0 16 27.8 12 29.2 12 39.2 17 In PàF 31.2 15
CDS-PP 15.7 6 12.5 5 9.8 4 4.0 1 4.1 1 7.8 3 7.5 3 8.4 3 6.9 2 9.3 4 10.0 4 3.3 1
PCP/APU/CDU 8.4 3 14.5 6 11.9 5 13.6 5 12.1 5 9.4 4 6.4 2 6.0 2 6.2 2 4.6 1 5.4 2 5.7 2 6.2 2 6.8 3 4.8 2
AD 44.5 18 46.6 19
PRD 20.5 8 4.0 1
BE 2.3 2.7 1 6.7 2 9.2 3 5.1 2 11.1 5 10.1 4
PàF 39.6 17
PAN 3.5 1
Total seats 38 39 37 38 39 40
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

Coordinates: 41°09?00?N 8°36?36?W / 41.15000°N 8.61000°W / 41.15000; -8.61000

References


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