Manapiare Municipality

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Autònomo Manapiare Municipality

Municipio Autònomo Manapiare
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Location in Amazonas
Location in Amazonas
Map shawin the location o Autònomo Manapiare Municipality within Venezuela
Map shawin the location o Autònomo Manapiare Municipality within Venezuela
Autònomo Manapiare Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 5°04′28″N 65°32′40″W / 5.07453°N 65.54443°W / 5.07453; -65.54443Coordinates: 5°04′28″N 65°32′40″W / 5.07453°N 65.54443°W / 5.07453; -65.54443
Kintra Venezuela
StateAmazonas
Municipal seatSan Juan de Manapiare
Govrenment
 • MayorPastor Nelson Rodrìguez (PUAMA)
Aurie
 • Total33,100 km2 (12,800 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot7,715
 • Density0.23/km2 (0.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0248
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The Manapiare 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 7,715.[1] The toun o San Juan de Manapiare is the shire toun o the Manapiare Municipality.[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun o San Juan de Manapiare wis foondit bi the splorer Don Melicio Pérez in the year 1940.[3]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Manapiare Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 9,658 (up frae 7,647 in 2000). This amoonts tae 6.8% o the state's population.[4] The municipality's population density is 0.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (0.78/sq mi).[5]

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the Manapiare Municipality is Pastor Nelson Rodrìguez, electit on 31 October 2004 wi 60% o the vote.[6] He replacit Benjamin Perez shortly efter the elections.[7] The municipality is dividit intae three pairishes; Alto Ventuari, Medio Ventuari, an Bajo Ventuari (previous tae 18 Dizember 1997, the Manapiare Municipality conteened anerly a single pairish).[2]

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