Barinas (state)

For ither uises, see Barinas.

Barinas (Spaingie: Estado Barinas, IPA: [esˈtaðo βaˈɾinas]) is ane o the 23 states (estados) intae which Venezuela is dividit. The state caipital is Barinas.Preses Hugo Chávez wis born in this state. His brither Argenis Chávez is the govrenor.

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Motto(s): 
Dios y Federación
(Inglis: God an Federation)
Location athin Venezuela
Location athin Venezuela
KintraVenezuela
Created1937
CaipitalBarinas
Govrenment
 • GovrenorArgenis Chávez (2008–present)
Area
 • Total35,200 km2 (13,600 sq mi)
Aurie rank8th
 3.84% of Venezuela
Population
 (2007 est.)
 • Tot756,600
 • Rank15t
 2.87% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-E
Emblematic treeCedro (Cedrela odorata)
Wabsteidwww.barinas.net.ve

Barinas State covers a total surface aurie o 35,200 km² an, in 2007, haed an estimatit population o 756,600.

Municipalities an municipal seatsEedit

  1. Alberto Arvelo Torrealba (Sabaneta)
  2. Andrés Eloy Blanco (El Cantón)
  3. Antonio José de Sucre (Socopó)
  4. Arismendi (Arismendi)
  5. Barinas (Barinas)
  6. Bolívar (Barinitas)
  7. Cruz Paredes (Barrancas)
  8. Ezequiel Zamora (Santa Bárbara)
  9. Obispos (Obispos)
  10. Pedraza (Ciudad Bolivia)
  11. Rojas (Libertad)
  12. Sosa (Ciudad de Nutrias)

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Coordinates: 8°38′N 70°12′W / 8.633°N 70.200°W / 8.633; -70.200