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Estado Zulia
State o Venezuela
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Location within Venezuela
Location within Venezuela
Coordinates: 9°50′N 72°15′W / 9.84°N 72.25°W / 9.84; -72.25Coordinates: 9°50′N 72°15′W / 9.84°N 72.25°W / 9.84; -72.25
Kintra Venezuela
Created 1864
Caipital Maracaibo
 • Govrenor Pablo Pérez Álvarez (2008–2012)
 • Total 63,100 km2 (24,400 sq mi)
Aurie rank 5t
  6.92% of Venezuela
Population (30 Juin 2010)
 • Tot 3,821,068
 • Rank 1st
  13.25% o Venezuela
Time zone UTC-04:00
ISO 3166 code VE-V
Emblematic tree Cocotero (Cocos nucifera)
Wabsteid www.gobernaciondelzulia.gov.ve

Zulia (Spaingie: Estado Zulia, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈsulja]) is ane o the 23 states o Venezuela. The state caipital is Maracaibo. In 30 Juin 2010, it haed a estimatit population o 3,821,068, giein it the lairgest population amang Venezuela's states. It is locatit in the northwastren pairt o the kintra. It is ane o the few (if no the anerlie ane) states in Venezuela whare voseo is widely uised an aw.

Zulia State is locatit northwast o Venezuelae, aroond Loch Maracaibo. This loch is the lairgest watter bouk o its kynd in Laitin Americae an its basin covers ane o the lairgest ile an gas reserves in the Wastren hemisphere.

Zulia is a lairge border state, separatin Venezuela frae Colombie in the east o the kintra. It is bordered tae the northwast bi the Guajira Peninsulae an the Perija Muntains, tae east bi the states o Falcón an Lara, an tae the sooth bi the Andean Venezuelan states o Táchira, Mérida, an Trujillo, wi Loch Maracaibo as a territorial state border.

Zulia is a territory that haes brocht huge walth tae the kintra due tae its ile an mineral exploitation, but it is ane o the major agricultural auries o Venezuela an aw, heichlichtin the region's contribution in auries such as livestock, bananas, fruits, meat an milk, amang ithers.

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