Portuguesa (state)

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Motto(s): 
Honor y Gloria
(Scots: Honor an Glory)
Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Coordinates: 9°07′N 69°17′W / 9.11°N 69.28°W / 9.11; -69.28Coordinates: 9°07′N 69°17′W / 9.11°N 69.28°W / 9.11; -69.28
KintraVenezuela
Created1909
CaipitalGuanare
Govrenment
 • GovrenorWilmar Castro (2008–present)
Area
 • Total15,200 km2 (5,900 sq mi)
Aurie rank12t
 1.65% of Venezuela
Population
 (2007 est.)
 • Tot873,400
 • Rank12t
 3,34% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-P
Emblematic treeCaoba (Swietenia macrophylla)
Wabsteidwww.portuguesa.gob.ve

Portuguesa (Spaingie: Estado Portuguesa, IPA: [esˈtaðo portuˈɣesa]) is ane o the 23 states o Venezuela.

The state caipital is Guanare, foondit in 1591.

Portuguesa State covers a total surface aurie o 15,200 km² an, in 2007, haed an estimatit population o 873,400.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Agua Blanca (Agua Blanca)
  2. Araure (Araure)
  3. Esteller (Píritu)
  4. Guanare (Guanare)
  5. Guanarito (Guanarito)
  6. Monseñor José Vicente de Unda (Paraíso de Chabasquén)
  7. Ospino (Ospino)
  8. Páez (Acarigua)
  9. Papelón (Papelon)
  10. San Genaro de Boconoito (Boconoito)
  11. San Rafael de Onoto (San Rafael de Onoto)
  12. Santa Rosalía (El Playón)
  13. Sucre (Biscucuy)
  14. Turén (Villa Bruzual)

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