Pombal, Portugal

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Pombal
Flag of Pombal
Flag
Coat of arms of Pombal
Coat of arms
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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
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Leiria
DistrictLeiria
Parishes13
Government
 • PresidentDiogo Alves Mateus (PSD)
Area
 • Total626.00 km2 (241.70 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total55,217
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-pombal.pt/

Pombal (Portuguese pronunciation: [põˈbaɫ]) is a city and a municipality in Leiria District in the sub region Pinhal Litoral in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 55,217,[1] in an area of 626.00 km².[2] The population of the city of Pombal proper is about 18,000 inhabitants.

The municipality is served by a main railway station.

The present[when?] Mayor is Luís Diogo de Paiva Morão Alves Mateus, 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):[3]

Heritage sites[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 95" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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