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Bolívar, Aragua

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Bolívar Municipality

Municipio Bolívar
Banner o Bolívar Municipality
Banner
Official seal of Bolívar Municipality
Seal
Location in Aragua
Location in Aragua
Map shawin the location o Bolívar Municipality within Venezuela
Map shawin the location o Bolívar Municipality within Venezuela
Bolívar Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°14′19″N 67°24′34″W / 10.2385734°N 67.4093631°W / 10.2385734; -67.4093631Coordinates: 10°14′19″N 67°24′34″W / 10.2385734°N 67.4093631°W / 10.2385734; -67.4093631
Kintra Venezuela
StateAragua
Municipal seatSan Mateo
Govrenment
 • MayorFreddy Arenas (PSUV)
Area
 • Total60.3 km2 (23.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total42,295
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0244
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Bolívar is ane o the 18 municipalities (municipios) that maks up the Venezuelan state o Aragua an, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, the municipality haes a population o 42,295.[1] The toun o San Mateo is the shire toun o the Bolívar Municipality.[2] The municipality is ane o several in Venezuela namit "Bolívar Municipality" in honour o Venezuelan unthirldom hero Simón Bolívar.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is muntainous in the centre an north, but in the sooth it is flat due tae the depression formit bi Loch Valencia. The temperatur generally varies atween 24.5 °C an 30 °C, while annual precipitation averages 900 mm.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Agricultur an industry are the primar sources o income for the municipality, which contains some 3% o the industry o Aragua state. In agricultur, the municipality staunds oot for its production o papaya an cassava, in which it ranks 2nt and 3rd, respectively, in the state.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Bolívar Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 42,295 (up frae 39,260 in 2000). This amoonts tae 2.5% o the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 729.22 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,888.7/sq mi).[4]

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the Bolívar Municipality is Freddy Arenas, electit on 23 November 2008 wi 61% o the vote.[5] He replaced César Augusto Barrera Ramirez shortly efter the elections. The municipality is dividit intae ane pairish; Capital Bolívar.[2]

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