Monagas

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Motto(s): 
Resistió con valor
(Scots: Resistit wi courage)
Location athin Venezuela
Location athin Venezuela
Coordinates: 9°26′N 63°05′W / 9.43°N 63.08°W / 9.43; -63.08Coordinates: 9°26′N 63°05′W / 9.43°N 63.08°W / 9.43; -63.08
KintraVenezuela
Created1909
CaipitalMaturín
Govrenment
 • GovrenorJosé Briceño (2004–present)
Area
 • Total28900 km2 (11,200 sq mi)
Area rank9t
 3.15% of Venezuela
Population
 (June 30, 2010)
 • Total908,626
 • Rank13t
 3.15% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-N
Emblematic treePalma de Moriche (Mauritia flexuosa)
Websitewww.monagas.gov.ve

Monagas State (Spaingie: Estado Monagas, IPA: [esˈtaðo moˈnaɣas]) is ane o the 23 states o Venezuela.

Monagas State covers a total surface aurie o 28,900 km² an, in 30 Juin 2010, haed an estimatit population o 908,626.

Monagas State is surroondit bi Sucre in the north, Anzoátegui in the wast an sooth, Bolívar in the sooth, Delta Amacuro in the south an east an the Paria Guwf in the northeast.

The state is namit efter the general José Tadeo Monagas, native frae this state, an his brither José Gregorio Monagas, native frae the neehbour Anzoátegui State.

Municipalities and municipal seats[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Acosta (San Antonio de Capayacuar)
  2. Aguasay (Aguasay)
  3. Bolívar (Caripito)
  4. Caripe (Caripe)
  5. Cedeño (Caicara de Maturín)
  6. Ezequiel Zamora (Punta de Mata)
  7. Libertador (Temblador)
  8. Maturín (Maturín)
  9. Piar (Aragua de Maturín)
  10. Punceres (Quiriquire)
  11. Santa Bárbara (Santa Bárbara)
  12. Sotillo (Barrancas)
  13. Uracoa (Uracoa)

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