Pombal, Portugal

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Pombal
Municipality
Flag of Pombal
Flag
Coat of arms of Pombal
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 39°55′N 8°37′W / 39.917°N 8.617°W / 39.917; -8.617Coordinates: 39°55′N 8°37′W / 39.917°N 8.617°W / 39.917; -8.617
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Pinhal Litoral
District/A.R. Leiria
Government
 • Mayor Narciso Mota (PSD)
Area
 • Total 626.1 km2 (241.7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 58,617
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 13
Municipal holiday St. Martin's Day
November 11
Website http://www.cm-pombal.pt/

Pombal Municipality (Portuguese pronunciation: [põˈbaɫ]) is located in Leiria District in the sub region Pinhal Litoral in Portugal. It has a total area of 626.1 km² and a total population of 58,617 inhabitants. The population of the city of Pombal proper is about 18,000 inhabitants.

The municipality is served by a main railway station.

The present Mayor is Narciso Ferreira Mota, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is November 11 and celebrates St. Martin's Day.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 13 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Abiul
  • Almagreira
  • Carnide
  • Carriço
  • Guia, Ilha e Mata Mourisca
  • Louriçal
  • Meirinhas
  • Pelariga
  • Pombal
  • Redinha
  • Santiago e São Simão de Litém e Albergaria dos Doze
  • Vermoil
  • Vila Cã

Heritage sites[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 95" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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