Bolívar, Venezuela

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Bolívar State
Estado Bolívar
State

Flag

Coat of arms
Anthem: Bolívar State Anthem
Location athin Venezuela
Kintra Banner o Venezuela Venezuela
Created 1901
Caipital Ciudad Bolívar
Government
 • Govrenor Francisco Rangel (2004–present)
Area
 • Total 238,000 km2 (92,000 sq mi)
Area rank 1st
  26.24% o Venezuela
Population (30 Juin 2010)
 • Total 1,620,359
 • Rank 7t
  5.62% o Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:30
ISO 3166 code VE-F
Emblematic tree Sarrapia (Diphysa punctata)
Website e-bolivar.gob.ve

Bolívar (Spainyie: Estado Bolívar, IPA: [esˈtaðo βoˈliβar]), is ane o the 23 states (estados) intae which Venezuela is dividit. The state caipital ceety is Ciudad Bolívar. Bolívar State covers a total surface aurie o 238,000 km² an on 30 Juin 2010 haed an estimatit population o 1,620,359.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The territory covered bi present-day Bolívar wis previously pairt o the Guayana Province, a Province o the Spainyie Empire (frae 1585) an later o Venezuela (till 1864, when the Provinces o Venezuela wur replacit bi the States o Venezuela, follaein the Federal War).

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Caroní (Ciudad Guayana)
  2. Cedeño (Caicara del Orinoco)
  3. El Callao (El Callao)
  4. Gran Sabana (Santa Elena de Uairén)
  5. Heres (Ciudad Bolívar)
  6. Padre Pedro Chien (El Palmar)
  7. Piar (Upata)
  8. Raúl Leoni (Ciudad Piar)
  9. Roscio (Guasipati)
  10. Sifontes (Tumeremo)
  11. Sucre (Maripa)

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