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

Special status auries[eedit | eedit soorce]

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