Coat of arms
Coordinates: 39°20′35″N 8°33′18″W / 39.343°N 8.555°W / 39.343; -8.555Coordinates: 39°20′35″N 8°33′18″W / 39.343°N 8.555°W / 39.343; -8.555
Country Portugal
Municipality Golegã
  Total 7.70 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 448
  Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Postal code 2150
Area code 243

Pombalinho is a village and a civil parish in the municipality of Golegã, Portugal.[1] The population in 2011 was 448,[2] in an area of 7.70 km².[3]


Located on the right bank of the Tagus River, 22 kilometers northeast of the city of Santarém. It was an important town in Roman antiquity to the end of Santarém. Former parish of Santa Cruz do Pombal, has become, from the 18th century by Pombalinho to distinguish from other villages with the same name, especially the town of Pombal. Before 2013, it was part of Santarém municipality.


The territory of this village, in almost all Lezíria fertile, determines almost exclusively to agricultural activity, with success, engage the people. Here the tourist will be alive by the existence of the traditional way of being Ribatejano. Pombalinho takes place in the festival of S. Sebastian on days 27, 28 and 29 June, with mass singing, sermon, procession, Cavalhadas, among other activities. The 1st Baron of Pombalinho, Antonio Vasques da Cunha de Araújo Porto Carrero, was mentioned in What's My Land of Almeida Garrett.


Symbolism of the Coat: The green shield represents agriculture. Aspa checker of red and gold, the combination of the patron saint (Santa Cruz) and colors of the arms of the baron Pombalinho (chess with gold, and the quote of Portocarreras loaded with pictures of red gold, the rocks), and a Roman pavement made recently discovered, with parallelepiped of various colors. Two doves in silver, outlined in the flanks, speaker element. Bunch of grapes silver, sheets of gold, to represent a source of wealth of the parish. Roca linen on edge, with other agricultural production. The flag is yellow, color of the pieces taken from the main shield.

Culture and sports

Mayors since 1921

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Name Term Start. Term End. Party
Júlio José Barreiros 21-February-1921 21-March-1921 Socialist
Manuel Martinho Gameiro 30-April-1921 2-January-1922 Socialist
António Eugénio de Menezes 16-January-1922 17-December-1925 Socialist
Joaquim Gonçalves Ferreira 2-January-1926 7-January-1938 Socialist
Manuel Monteiro Barbosa 7-January-1938 7-January-1942 Socialist
Manuel Gameiro Duarte 28-February-1942 4-January-1946 Socialist
António Alegre Mota 4-January-1946 22-December-1946 Socialist
António Fonseca Barreiros 2-January-1947 3-January-1951 Socialist
Herminio Correia Minderico 3-January-1951 5-January-1960 Socialist
Joaquim Pedro de Menezes 5-January-1960 2-November-1960 Socialist
Diamantino Carvalho 15-November-1963 3-January-1972 Socialist
Francisco Conceição Cruz 3-January-1972 3-October-1973 Socialist
José Carvalho Madeira 3-January-1973 13-January-1975 Socialist
José Carvalho Gomes 13-January-1975 8-January-1977 Socialist
Francisco Brás Barrão Júnior 8-January-1977 4-January-1986 Socialist
Francisco Bispo 4-January-1986 5-January-1990 Communist
Joaquim Manuel Barreiros Mateiro[lower-alpha 1] 5-January-1990 31-December-2004 Socialist
Manuel João Bonifácio 28-October-2005 11-October-2009 Socialist
Luís Filipe Júlio 11-October-2009 Incumbent MICP (Mov. Indep. Cidadãos Pombalinho)


  1. Resigned due to health problems.


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