Bolívar, Barinas

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Bolívar Municipality

Municipio Bolívar
Banner o Bolívar Municipality
Banner
Official seal of Bolívar Municipality
Seal
Location in Barinas
Location in Barinas
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Coordinates: 8°45′36″N 70°24′52″W / 8.75988°N 70.41447°W / 8.75988; -70.41447Coordinates: 8°45′36″N 70°24′52″W / 8.75988°N 70.41447°W / 8.75988; -70.41447
Kintra Venezuela
StateBarinas
Municipal seatBarinitas
Govrenment
 • MayorIván Dario Maldonado (MVR)
Area
 • Total1047 km2 (404 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total47,878
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0273
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Bolívar Municipality is ane o the 12 municipalities (municipios) that mak up the Venezuelan state o Barinas an, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, the municipality haes a population o 47,878.[1] The toun o Barinitas 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.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Bolívar Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuelae, haes a population o 47,878 (up frae 40,863 in 2000). This amunts tae 6.3% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 45.7 inhabitants per square kilometre (118/sq mi).[4]

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the Bolívar Municipality is Iván Dario Maldonado, electit on 31 October 2004 wi 49% o the vote.[5] He replacit Alberto Melean shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is dividit intae three pairishes; Barinitas, Altamira, an Calderas.[2]

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