José Félix Ribas Municipality, Aragua

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José Félix Ribas Municipality

Municipio José Félix Ribas
Banner o José Félix Ribas Municipality
Official seal of José Félix Ribas Municipality
Location in Aragua
Location in Aragua
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Coordinates: 10°13′37″N 67°19′42″W / 10.227044°N 67.328298°W / 10.227044; -67.328298Coordinates: 10°13′37″N 67°19′42″W / 10.227044°N 67.328298°W / 10.227044; -67.328298
Kintra Venezuela
Municipal seatLa Victoria
 • MayorJuan Carlos Sánchez (PSUV)
 • Total419 km2 (162 sq mi)
 • Total143,501
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0244
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The José Félix Ribas Municipality is ane o the 18 municipalities (municipios) that mak up the Venezuelan state o Aragua an, accordin tae the 2011 census bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, the municipality haes a population o 143,501. [1] The toun o La Victoria is the shire toun o the José Félix Ribas Municipality.[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

La Victoria is famous for the unthirldom battle o 12 Februar 1814, whaur José Félix Ribas led a young an inexperiencit airmy that succeedit in haltin the ryalist troops o Boves. Venezuela celebrates "Youth Day" ivery 12 Februar in La Victoria, wi a ceremony is uisually presidit bi the Preses o the Republic.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The José Félix Ribas Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 156,139 (up frae 137,581 in 2000). This amunts tae 9.3% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 372.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (965.2/sq mi).[4]

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the José Félix Ribas Municipality is Juan Carlos Sánchez, electit on 23 November 2008 wi 48% o the vote.[5] He replacit Rosa León Brabo shortly efter the elections. The municipality is dividit intae five pairishes; Capital José Félix Ribas, Castor Nieves Ríos, Las Guacamayas, Pao de Zárate, an Zuata.[2]

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