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States of Venezuela

Template:Politics of Venezuela Venezuela is dividit intae 23 states (estados), 1 Caipital Destrict (Distrito Capital) an the Federal Dependencies (Dependencias Federales) that consist o a lairge number o Venezuelan islands. Venezuela claims the Guayana Esequiba territory which comprises sax destricts in the independent naition o Guyana an aw.

Historical states[eedit | eedit soorce]

Prior tae the Federal War (1859–1863), Venezuela wis dividit intae provinces rather than states (see Provinces o Venezuela). The victorious forces wur supposed tae grant mair autonomy tae the individual states, but this wis no implementit.

Frae 1863 tae the early 1900s thare wur numerous territorial chynges, includin the merger an splittin o states, but frae then till the 1990s the states wur left unchyngit. States that existed durin this time includit Guzmán Blanco State (1873–1889). Oreeginally a renamit Aragua State, in 1881 the states o Miranda, Guárico, Nueva Esparta an the Vargas depairtment o the Federal Destrict wur mergit intae the state. This wis pairt o a territorial reorganisation reducin the number o states frae 20 to 9, which wis reversed in 1901.

Recent years hae seen the creation o three new states: Delta Amacuro (1991), Amazonas (1994), an Vargas (1998).

States[eedit | eedit soorce]

Belaw is a leet o the 23 states o Venezuela. The states are leetit alang wi their correspondent emblems, data an location.

Flag Coat o Airms States Caipital ceety Population (2010 est.) Aurie Region Location
Flag of Amazonas State.svg Escudo amazonas.gif Amazonas Puerto Ayacucho 142,200 180,145 km² Guayana Venezuela Amazonas State Location.svg
Flag of Anzoátegui State.svg Ve Anzoategui.png Anzoátegui Barcelona 1,654,900 43,300 km² Nor - Oriental Venezuela Anzoategui State Location.svg
Flag of Apure State.svg Coat of arms of Apure.png Apure San Fernando de Apure 499,900 76,500 km² Llanos Venezuela Apure State Location.svg
Flag of Aragua State.svg Coat of arms of Aragua.png Aragua Maracay 1,665,200 7,014 km² Central Venezuela Aragua State Location.svg
Flag of Barinas State.svg Barinas.jpg Barinas Barinas 756,600 35,200 km² Andean Venezuela Barinas State Location.svg
Bolivar State flag.png Ve bolivar-escut.png Bolívar Ciudad Bolívar 1,852,800 238,000 km² Guayana Venezuela Bolivar State Location.svg
Flag of Carabobo State.svg Escudocarabobob.jpg Carabobo Valencia 2,531,000 4,650 km² Central Venezuela Carabobo State Location.svg
Flag of Cojedes State.svg Escudo cojedes-1-.jpg Cojedes San Carlos 340,300 14,800 km² Central Venezuela Cojedes State Location.svg
Flag of Delta Amacuro State.svg Delta Amacuro CoA.png Delta Amacuro Tucupita 159,700 40,200 km² Guayana Venezuela Delta Amacuro State Location.svg
Flag of Falcon State.png ESCUDO DEL ESTADO FALCON.jpg Falcón Coro 961,500 24,800 km² Central - Occidental Venezuela Falcon State Location.svg
align=left Escudo Guarico.png Guárico San Juan De Los Morros 745,100 64,986 km² Llanos Venezuela Guarico State Location.svg
Flag of Lara State.svg Lara Barquisimeto 1,999,100 19,800 km² Central - Occidental Venezuela Lara State Location.svg
Flag of Mérida.svg Escudo Mérida.gif Mérida Mérida 895,800 11,300 km² Andean Venezuela Merida State Location.svg
Flag of Miranda state.svg Escudo estado Miranda.jpg Miranda Los Teques 3,010,900 7,950 km² Capital Venezuela Miranda State Location.svg
Flag of Monagas State.png Escudo Monagas.gif Monagas Maturín 999,300 28,930 km² Nor - Oriental Venezuela Monagas State Location.svg
Flag of Nueva Esparta.svg Nueva Esparta La Asunción 508,900 1,150 km² Insular Venezuela Nueva Esparta State Location.svg
Flag of Portuguesa.svg Escudo Portuguesa.jpg Portuguesa Guanare 919,400 15,200 km² Central - Occidental Venezuela Portuguesa State Location.svg
Flag of Sucre State.svg Coat of arms of Sucre State.png Sucre Cumaná 945,600 11,800 km² Nor - Oriental Venezuela Sucre State Location.svg
Flag of Táchira.svg Escudo Estado Tachira.svg Táchira San Cristóbal 1,225,300 11,100 km² Andean Venezuela Tachira State Location.svg
Flag of Trujillo State.svg Escudo trujillo Vzla.gif Trujillo Trujillo 747,400 7,400 km² Andean Venezuela Trujillo State Location.svg
Flag of Vargas State.svg Escudo vargas.PNG Vargas La Güaira 337,900 1,496 km² Capital Venezuela Vargas State Location.svg
Flag of Yaracuy State.svg Escudo yaracuy.JPG Yaracuy San Felipe 640,700 7,100 km² Central - Occidental Venezuela Yaracuy State Location.svg
Flag of Zulia State.svg Armoirie.Zulia.Venezuela.png Zulia Maracaibo 4,020,200 63,100 km² Zulian Venezuela Zulia State Location.svg

Special status auries[eedit | eedit soorce]

Flag Coat o Airms Aurie!Caipital ceety Population (2007 est.) Aurie Location
Bandera de Caracas.svg EscudoCaracasDC.png Caipital Destrict Caracas 2,085,500 433 km² Venezuela Capital Location.svg
Federal dependencies of Venezuela's Flag.svg Escudodearmasdelestado1.jpg Federal Dependencies Los Roques 15,420 342 km² Venezuela Federal Dependences Location.svg

Namin[eedit | eedit soorce]

Several states are namit for historical figurs:

Several states are namit for natural features:

Ither namin oreegins:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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