Urdaneta, Aragua

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Urdaneta Municipality

Municipio Urdaneta
Location in Aragua
Location in Aragua
Map shawin the location o Urdaneta Municipality within Venezuela
Map shawin the location o Urdaneta Municipality within Venezuela
Urdaneta Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 9°36′44″N 66°44′51″W / 9.612261°N 66.747471°W / 9.612261; -66.747471Coordinates: 9°36′44″N 66°44′51″W / 9.612261°N 66.747471°W / 9.612261; -66.747471
Kintra Venezuela
StateAragua
Municipal seatBarbacoas
Govrenment
 • MayorSotero González (COPEI)
Area
 • Total2,024 km2 (781 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot21,271
 • Density11/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0246
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Urdaneta is ane o the 18 municipalities (municipios) that mak up the Venezuelan state o Aragua an, accordin tae the 2011 census bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, the municipality haes a population o 21,271. [1] The toun o Barbacoas is the shire toun o the Urdaneta Municipality.[2] The municipality is one of several in Venezuela named "Urdaneta Municipality" in honour of Venezuelan independence hero Rafael Urdaneta.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Urdaneta Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 21,270 (up frae 19,339 in 2000). This amunts tae 1.3% o the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 10.51 inhabitants per square kilometre (27.2/sq mi).[4]

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the Urdaneta Municipality is Sotero González, re-electit on 31 October 2004 wi 32% o the vote.[5][6] The municipality is dividit intae fower pairishes; Capital Urdaneta, Las Peñitas, San Francisco de Cara, an Taguay.[2]

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