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Article 12

1. For the purposes of election of the Members of Parliament, the electoral territory is divided into electoral districts, each corresponding to an electoral constituency.

2. The constituencies of the continent coincide with the areas of the administrative districts, have the same name and are headquartered in the same heads of district.

3. There is one constituency in the Autonomous Region of Madeira and one constituency in the Autonomous Region of the Azores, with these names respectively, and with headquarters in Funchal and Ponta Delgada respectively.

4. Electors living outside Portugal are grouped into two constituencies, one covering the territory of European countries, and the other covering all other countries and the territory of Macao; both constituencies are headquartered in Lisbon.