Bolívar (state)

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Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
KintraVenezuela
Created1901
CaipitalCiudad Bolívar
Govrenment
 • GovrenorFrancisco Rangel (2004–present)
Area
 • Total238,000 km2 (92,000 sq mi)
Aurie rank1st
 26.24% of Venezuela
Population
 (30 Juin 2010)
 • Tot1,620,359
 • Rank7t
 5.62% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-F
Emblematic treeSarrapia (Diphysa punctata)
Wabsteidwww.e-bolivar.gob.ve

Bolívar (Spaingie: 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).

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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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