Zamora is ane o the 18 municipalities (municipios) that mak up the Venezuelan state o Aragua an, accordin tae the 2011 census bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, the municipality haes a population o 144,759. [1] The toun o Villa de Cura is the shire toun o the Zamora Municipality.[2] The municipality is ane o several namit "Zamora Municipality" for the 19t century Venezuelan sodger Ezequiel Zamora.

Zamora Municipality

Municipio Zamora
Banner o Zamora Municipality
Banner
Official seal of Zamora Municipality
Seal
Location in Aragua
Location in Aragua
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Coordinates: 10°02′N 67°29′W / 10.033°N 67.483°W / 10.033; -67.483Coordinates: 10°02′N 67°29′W / 10.033°N 67.483°W / 10.033; -67.483
Kintra Venezuela
StateAragua
Municipal seatVilla de Cura
Govrenment
 • MayorAldo Lovera (PSUV)
Area
 • Total649 km2 (251 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total144,759
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0244
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid
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HistoryEedit

The ceety o Villa de Cura wis foondit on 25 Mey 1722.

DemographicsEedit

The Zamora Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 145,742 (up frae 127,595 in 2000). This amunts tae 8.8% o the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 224.56 inhabitants per square kilometre (581.6/sq mi).[4]

GovrenmentEedit

The mayor o the Zamora Municipality is Aldo Lovera, electit on 23 November 2008 wi 55% o the vote.[5] He replacit Stefano Mangione shortly efter the elections. The municipality is dividit intae five pairishes; Capital Zamora, Magdaleno, San Francisco de Asís, Valles de Tucutunemo, an Augusto Mijares (separatit frae San Francisco de Asís parish effective 16/12/97).[2]

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