Anaco Municipality

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Anaco
Municipality
Municipio Anaco
Location in Anzoátegui
Location in Anzoátegui
Country  Venezuela
State Anzoátegui
Shiretown Anaco
Government
 • Mayor Francisco Solorzano (PSUV)
Area
 • Total 795 km2 (307 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 124,431
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0282
Website Official website

The Anaco Municipality is one of the 21 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the eastern Venezuelan state of Anzoátegui and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 124,431.[1] The town of Anaco is the shire town of the Anaco Municipality.[2]

Economy[edit]

Anaco is an industrial town/municipality, connected to the natural gas and petroleum industries.

Demographics[edit]

The Anaco Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 124,431 (up from 106,720 in 2000). This amounts to 8.4% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 156.52 inhabitants per square kilometre (405.4 /sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Anaco Municipality is Francisco Solorzano, elected on 23 November 2008 with 60% of the vote.[5] He replaced Jacinto Romero Luna shortly after the elections. The municipality is divided into two parishes; Capital Anaco and San Joaquín.[2]

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Coordinates: 9°26′3″N 64°27′34″W / 9.43417°N 64.45944°W / 9.43417; -64.45944