Atures Municipality

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Autònomo Atures Municipality

Municipio Autònomo Atures
Banner o Autònomo Atures Municipality
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Offeecial seal o Autònomo Atures Municipality
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Location in Amazonas
Location in Amazonas
Map shawin the location o Autònomo Atures Municipality within Venezuela
Map shawin the location o Autònomo Atures Municipality within Venezuela
Autònomo Atures Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 5°41′33″N 67°24′23″W / 5.6925°N 67.4063°W / 5.6925; -67.4063Coordinates: 5°41′33″N 67°24′23″W / 5.6925°N 67.4063°W / 5.6925; -67.4063
Kintra Venezuela
StateAmazonas
Municipal seatPuerto Ayacucho
Govrenment
 • MayorMireya Labrador (PPT)
Area
 • Total4,500 km2 (1,700 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot104,228
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0248
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

The Atures Municipality is ane o the seiven municipalities (municipios) that mak up the soothren Venezuelan state o Amazonas an, accordin tae the 2011 census bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, the municipality haes a population o 104,228.[1] The ceety o Puerto Ayacucho is the shire toun o the Atures Municipality.[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o Puerto Ayacucho wis foondit tae facilitate the transport o guids past the Atures Rapids on the Orinoco River in the late 19t hunderyear (maistly rubber).

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Atures Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 91,386 (up frae 74,066 in 2000). This amoonts tae 64.3% o the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 20.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (53/sq mi).[4]

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the Atures Municipality is Mireya Labrador, electit on 31 October 2004 wi 39% o the vote.[5] She replaced Angel Rodriguez shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is dividit intae fower pairishes; Fernando Girón Tovar, Luis Alberto Gómez, Parhueña, an Platanillal (previous tae 18 Dizember 1997, the Atures Municipality conteened anerly a single pairish).[2]

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