Guárico

Guárico (Spaingie: Estado Guárico, IPA: [esˈtaðo ˈɣwaɾiko]) is ane o the 23 states o Venezuela. The state caipital is San Juan de Los Morros. Guárico State covers a total surface aurie o 64 986 km² an, in 2007, haed an estimatit population of 745,100. It is named for the Guárico River.

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Motto(s): 
Si amas la libertad, ven a mis pampas
(Spaingie: If you love liberty, come to my plains)
Location athin Venezuela
Location athin Venezuela
Coordinates: 8°42′N 66°37′W / 8.7°N 66.61°W / 8.7; -66.61Coordinates: 8°42′N 66°37′W / 8.7°N 66.61°W / 8.7; -66.61
KintraVenezuela
Created1899
CaipitalSan Juan de los Morros
Govrenment
 • GovrenorArturo Suárez[1] (2010–present)
Area
 • Total64986 km2 (25,091 sq mi)
Area rank4t
 7.1% of Venezuela
Population
 (2007 est.)
 • Total745,100
 • Rank16t
 2.85% o Venezuela
Time zoneUTC-04:00
ISO 3166 codeVE-J
Emblematic treePalma llanera (Copernicia tectorum)
Websitewww.guarico.gob.ve

HistoryEdit

Durin Colonial Venezuela, the territory o Guárico State wis pairt o the Province o Venezuela. Guárico Province wis creatit as a Province o Venezuela in 1848 bi decree o Preses José Tadeo Monagas, an follaein the Federal War, Guárico State wis creatit as a State o Venezuela in 1864. In the late nineteent century (frae 1881) it wis involvit in a series o re-arrangements o Venezuelan states, eventually re-emergin as an unthirlt state in 1899. Its first caipital wis Calabozo (till October 1874), its seicont Ortiz (till 1934), when the caipital wis muivit tae San Juan de los Morros.[3]

Municipalities an municipal seatsEdit

  1. Camaguán (Camaguán)
  2. Chaguaramas (Chaguaramas)
  3. El Socorro (El Socorro)
  4. Francisco de Miranda (Calabozo)
  5. José Félix Ribas (Tucupido)
  6. José Tadeo Monagas (Altagracia de Orituco)
  7. Juan Germán Roscio (San Juan de los Morros)
  8. Julián Mellado (El Sombrero)
  9. Las Mercedes (Las Mercedes del Llano)
  10. Leonardo Infante (Valle de la Pascua)
  11. Ortiz (Ortiz)
  12. Pedro Zaraza (Zaraza)
  13. San Gerónimo de Guayabal (Guayabal)
  14. San José de Guaribe (San José de Guaribe)
  15. Santa María de Ipire (Santa María de Ipire)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Últimas Noticias, 11 September 2010, (in Spaingie) Legislador Arturo Suárez reemplazará a Willian Lara
  2. (in Spaingie) guarico.gob.ve, Acerca de Guarico
  3. (in Spaingie) guaricoenlinea.com, Historia Archived 2014-03-10 at the Wayback Machine

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