Maroa Municipality

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Autónomo Maroa Municipality

Municipio Autónomo Maroa
Banner o Autónomo Maroa Municipality
Location in Amazonas
Location in Amazonas
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Coordinates: 2°47′53″N 67°14′04″W / 2.798155°N 67.234318°W / 2.798155; -67.234318Coordinates: 2°47′53″N 67°14′04″W / 2.798155°N 67.234318°W / 2.798155; -67.234318
Kintra Venezuela
Municipal seatMaroa
 • MayorThaimir Briceño Angulo (MVR)
 • Total14250 km2 (5,500 sq mi)
 • Total2,029
 • Density0.14/km2 (0.37/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0248
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid
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The Maroa 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 2,029.[1] The toun o Maroa is the shire toun o the Maroa Municipality.[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maroa wis foondit by the brave Cacique Maruwa in the year 1760.[3]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Maroa Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 1,900 (up frae 1,706 in 2000). This amoonts tae 1.3% o the state's population.[4] The municipality's population density is 0.1 inhabitants per square kilometre (0.26/sq mi).[5]

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the Maroa Municipality is Thaimir Briceño Angulo, electit on 31 October 2004 wi 61% o the vote.[6] She replacit Antonio Briceño shortly efter the elections.[7] The municipality is dividit inta twa pairishes; Victorino an Comunidad (previous tae 18 Dizember 1997, the Maroa Municipality conteened anerly a single pairish).[2]

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