Pombal Municipality

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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.) 17
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 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 is about 18,000 inhabitants.

The municipality is composed of 17 parishes, in the sub region Pinhal Litoral. It 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]

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

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