Vargas (state)

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State o Venezuela
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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
Kintra Venezuela
Created 1998
Caipital La Guaira
 • Govrenor Jorge Luis García Carneiro (2008–2012)
 • Total 1,496 km2 (578 sq mi)
Aurie rank 22nt
  0.16% of Venezuela
Population (2007 est.)
 • Tot 332,900
 • Rank 21st
  1.29% o Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:00
ISO 3166 code VE-X
Emblematic tree Uva de Playa (Coccoloba uvífera)

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.