Vargas (state)

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Motto(s): 
Igualdad, Libertad, Propiedad y Seguridad.
(Scots: Equality, Liberty, Property an Security)
Location within Venezuela
Location within 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
KintraVenezuela
Created1998
CaipitalLa Guaira
Govrenment
 • GovrenorJorge Luis García Carneiro (2008–2012)
Area
 • Total1,496 km2 (578 sq mi)
Aurie rank22nt
 0.16% of Venezuela
Population
 (2007 est.)
 • Tot332,900
 • Rank21st
 1.29% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-X
Emblematic treeUva de Playa (Coccoloba uvífera)
Wabsteidwww.estadovargas.gob.ve

Vargas (Spaingie: Estado Vargas, 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.