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880

PORTUGAL

Provinces and Districts

Area in sq. miles

Population

Per sq. mile

1890

1878

1890

Entre Minho-e-Douro : — Vianna do Castello

Braga

Porto

Tras-os-Montes :—

Villa Real

Braganza

Beira : —

Aveiro

Vizeu

Coimbra ....

Guarda

Castello Branco ....

Estremadura : —

Leiria

Santarem

Lisbon

Alemtejo : —

Portalegre

Evora

Beja

Algarve (Faro) ....

Total Continent

Islands :—

Azores

Madeira (FunehaJ) ....

Total Islands ....

Grand total ....

1

867

1,058

882

201,390 319,464 461,881

207,366 338,308 546,262

239-3 319-8 617-1

2,807

982,735

1,091,936

353-4

1,718 2,575

224,628 168,651

237,302 179,678

138-3 69-6

4,293

393,279

416,980

97 1

1,124 1,920 1,500 2,146 2,. 558

257,049 371,571

292,037 228,494 173,983

287,437 391,015 316,624 250,154 205,211

255-8 202-5 211-1 116-5 80-3

156-8

9,248

1,323,134

1,450,441

1,343

2,651

2,882

192,982

2-J0,881 498,059

217,278 2.54,844 611,168

161-9

96-0

2-24-8

6,876

911,922

1,083,290

157-5

2,484 2,7.38 4,209

101,126 106,858 142,119

112,834

118,408 157,571

45-3 43-2 37-5

9,431

350,103

388,813 228,635

41-2

1,873

199,142

1220

34,528

4,160,315

4,660,095

135-7

1,005 505

259,800 130,584

255,594 134,040

254-3 426-0

1,510

390,384

389,634 5,049,729

314-9

36,038

4,550,699

141-9

In 1890 the population consisted of 2,430,339 males and 2,619,390 females, or 108 females to every hundred males. In the 14 years, 1864 to 1878, the poinilation increased by 362,289, or at the yearly rate of '62 per cent, of the population in 1864 ; in the 12 years 11 months, 1878 to 1890, the increase was 499,030, or at the yearly rate of -85 per cent, of the population in 1878. In 1878 the continental urhan population numbered 1,174,876 or 28'2 percent, while the rural numliered 2,985,439 or 7r8 per cent., the island urban and rural population being respectively 38-2 and 61-8 per cent. In 1890 the continental urban population was 1,445,032 or 31 '0 per cent, and the rural 3,215,063 or 69 per cent, the island urban and rural being respectively 37 "4 and 02-6 per cent. Thus, on the continent the urban popu°