Vargas (state)

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Igualdad, Libertad, Propiedad y Seguridad.
(Scots: Equality, Liberty, Property an Security)
Location athin Venezuela
Location athin Venezuela
Coordinates: 10°34′19″N 66°52′48″W / 10.572°N 66.88°W / 10.572; -66.88Coordinates: 10°34′19″N 66°52′48″W / 10.572°N 66.88°W / 10.572; -66.88
CaipitalLa Guaira
 • GovrenorJorge Luis García Carneiro (2008–2012)
 • Total1496 km2 (578 sq mi)
Area rank22nt
 0.16% of Venezuela
 (2007 est.)
 • Total332,900
 • Rank21st
 1.29% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-X
Emblematic treeUva de Playa (Coccoloba uvífera)

La Guaira (Spaingie: Estado La Guaira, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈβarɣas]) is ane o the 23 states o Venezuela. Namit efter Venezuela's first nan-militar preses, José María Vargas, Vargas comprises a coastal region in the north o Venezuela, borderin Aragua tae the wast, Miranda tae the east, the Caribbean Sea tae the north an the Caipital Destrict to the south. It is hame tae baith the kintra's lairgest seaport an airport. The state caipital is La Guaira.