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Zulia State
Estado Zulia
State

Flag

Coat of arms
Anthem: Zulia State Anthem
Location athin Venezuela
Coordinates: 9°50′N 72°15′W / 9.84°N 72.25°W / 9.84; -72.25
Kintra Banner o Venezuela Venezuela
Created 1864
Caipital Maracaibo
Government
 • Govrenor Pablo Pérez Álvarez (2008–2012)
Area
 • Total 63,100 km2 (24,400 sq mi)
Area rank 5t
  6.92% o Venezuela
Population (30 Juin 2010)
 • Total 3,821,068
 • Rank 1st
  13.25% o Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:30
ISO 3166 code VE-V
Emblematic tree Cocotero (Cocos nucifera)
Website www.gobernaciondelzulia.gov.ve

Zulia (Spainyie: Estado Zulia, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈsulja]) is ane o the 23 states o Venezuela. The state caipital is Maracaibo. In 30 Juin 2010, it haed an estimatit population of 3,821,068, givin it the lairgest population amang Venezuela's states. It is locatit in the northwastren pairt o the kintra. It is ane o the few (if no the anerlie ane) states in Venezuela whare voseo is widely uised an aw.

Zulia State is locatit northwast o Venezuelae, aroond Maracaibo Lake. This lake is the lairgest watter body o its kynd in Laitin Americae an its basin covers ane o the lairgest ile an gas reserves in the Wastren hemisphere.

Zulia is a lairge border state, separatin Venezuela frae Colombie in the east o the kintra. It is bordered tae the northwast bi the Guajira Peninsulae an the Perija Muntains, tae east bi the states o Falcón an Lara, an to the south by the Andean Venezuelan states o Táchira, Mérida, and Trujillo, wi Lake Maracaibo as a territorial state border.

Zulia is a territory that haes brocht huge walth tae the kintra due tae its ile an mineral exploitation, but it is ane o the major agricultural auries o Venezuela an aw, heichlichtin the region's contribution in auries such as livestock, bananas, fruits, meat an milk, amang ithers.

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