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, in an area of 626.00 km². 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.