Miranda (state)

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Location athin Venezuela
Location athin Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°17′N 66°20′W / 10.28°N 66.33°W / 10.28; -66.33Coordinates: 10°17′N 66°20′W / 10.28°N 66.33°W / 10.28; -66.33
CaipitalLos Teques
 • GovrenorAdriana D'Elia (2012–present)
 • Total7950 km2 (3,070 sq mi)
Area rank17t
 0.87% of Venezuela
 (30 Juin 2010)
 • Total2,987,968
 • Rank2nt
 10.36% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-M
Emblematic treeRoso blanco (Brownea leucantha)

Miranda (Spaingie: Estado Miranda, IPA: [esˈtaðo miˈɾanda]) is ane o the 23 states (estados) intae which Venezuela is dividit. It is rankit seicont in population amang Venezuelan states, efter Zulia. In 30 Juin 2010, it haed approximately 2,987,968 residents. It haes the greatest Human Development Index in Venezuela an aw, accordin tae the Venezuelan Naitional Institute o Statistics. Miranda is important center for poleetical, economic, cultural an commercial activities an aw. The state relies on a govrenment o 21 municipal mayorships an ane govrenor.