Barinas (state)

Estado Barinas
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State flagState Coat of Arms
Barinas State Anthem
Motto: Dios y Federación
(Spanish: God and Federation)
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Location of Barinas State

Location within Venezuela
Created
(given current status)
1937
State capitalBarinas
Area
   •%
35,200 km²
3,84   (Ranked 8th)
Population
   •%
756,600 hab. (2007 est.)
2,87   (Ranked 15th)
Emblematic treeThe Cedro
(Cedrela odorata)
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GovernorHugo de los Reyes Chávez
2004 - 2008
Website: Portal del Estado Barinas
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Estado Barinas is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided.

The state capital is Barinas. Current President Hugo Chávez was born in this state. His father is the governor.

Barinas State covers a total surface area of 35,200 km² and, in 2007, had an estimated population of 756,600.

Municipalities and municipal seats

  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)

See also

  • Sexy Barinas
Political Divisions of Venezuela
Capital District:Caracas
States:Amazonas | Anzotegui | Apure | Aragua | Barinas | Bolvar | Carabobo | Cojedes | Delta Amacuro | Falcn | Gurico | Lara | Mrida | Miranda | Monagas | Nueva Esparta | Portuguesa | Sucre | Tchira | Trujillo | Vargas | Yaracuy | Zulia
Federal dependencies:Los Monjes Archipelago | Las Aves Archipelago | Isla Aves | Los Hermanos Island | Islas Los Frailes | Los Roques Archipelago | La Sola Island | La Tortuga Island | La Orchila | La Blanquilla Island | Los Testigos Island | Isla de Patos
The lyrics for the anthem of the Barinas State, Venezuela, were written by Rafael Montenegro. The music was composed by Pedro Elías Gutiérrez. It was adopted by an Executive decree the 27th of January 1911.
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A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization.
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Writing system: Latin (Spanish variant)
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Motto
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Anthem
Gloria al Bravo Pueblo   (Spanish)
"Glory to the Brave People"
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19th century - 20th century - 21st century
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1926 1927 1928 - 1929 - 1930 1931 1932

Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII
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Alternative use: Barinas (state)


Barinas is a city in west central Venezuela. According to an estimate in 2000, its population is 236,000. It is the capital of Barinas State.
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20th century - 21st century - 22nd century
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State Local name Binomial name
Amazonas Caucho Hevea benthamiana
Anzoátegui Cereipo, or Guatamare Myrospermum fructescens
Apure Merecure Pyrifolia grisebch
Aragua Samán
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C. odorata

Binomial name
Cedrela odorata
L.

Cedrela odorata (Spanish cedar, Mexican cedar, Cigar-box cedar, Cedro-cheiroso
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Hugo de los Reyes Chávez was a regional director of education and subsequently rose to prominence as a member of the conservative Social Christian Party; he is currently governor of Barinas in Venezuela.
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Anthem
Gloria al Bravo Pueblo   (Spanish)
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Barinas is:
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  • Barinas is also a genus of harvestman (Agoristenidae).

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Sabaneta
Government
 - Mayor Anibal José Chávez Frías
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 0273

Sabaneta is a city in Venezuela's Barinas State. It was the birthplace of current President Hugo Chávez.
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Barinas is a city in west central Venezuela. According to an estimate in 2000, its population is 236,000. It is the capital of Barinas State.
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Motto
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Anthem
Gloria al Bravo Pueblo   (Spanish)
"Glory to the Brave People"
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The Capital District (Spanish: Distrito Capital) of Venezuela is a federal district corresponding to the capital Caracas. Within the federal system it shares the same rank as the states of Venezuela.
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Santiago de León de Caracas

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Seal
Nickname: La Sultana del Avila (English:The Avilas' Sultan) La Sucursal del Cielo English: Heaven's branch (on earth)
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Estado Amazonas is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided.

The state capital is Puerto Ayacucho. The capital until the early 1900s was San Fernando de Atabapo.
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Estado Apure is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided.

The state capital is San Fernando de Apure.
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Estado Aragua is located in the north-central region of Venezuela. It has plains and jungles and beautiful Caribbean beaches. The most popular are Cata and Choroni. It has Venezuela's first national park which is called Henri Pittier.

The capital is Maracay.
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Estado Carabobo is one of the 23 states (estados) of Venezuela.

The state capital is Valencia. This city is the country's main industrial centre.

Carabobo State lies roughly two hours by road west of the nation's capital, Caracas.
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Estado Cojedes is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided.

The state capital is San Carlos.

Cojedes State covers a total surface area of 14,800 km² and, in 2007, had an estimated population of 300,300.
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Estado Delta Amacuro is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided.

The state capital city is Tucupita.

Delta Amacuro State covers a total surface area of 40,200 km² and, in 2007, had an estimated population of 152,700.
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