Cedeño Municipality, Bolívar

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Coordinates: 7°38′27″N 66°10′21″W / 7.64083°N 66.17250°W / 7.64083; -66.17250

Cedeño
Municipality
Municipio Cedeño
Flag of Cedeño
Flag
Official seal of Cedeño
Seal
Country  Venezuela
State Bolívar
Shiretown Caicara del Orinoco
Government
 • Mayor Luis Guillermo Troconiz Marquez
Area
 • Total 46,020 km2 (17,770 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 88,296
 • Density 1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0284
Website Official website

The Cedeño Municipality is one of the 11 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Bolívar. According to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 88,296.[1] The town of Caicara del Orinoco is the shire town of the Cedeño Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Cedeño Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 88,296 (up from 69,664 in 2000). This amounts to 5.8% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 1.92 inhabitants per square kilometre (5.0/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Cedeño Municipality is Luis Guillermo Troconiz Marquez, elected on October 31, 2004 with 25% of the vote.[5] He replaced Ismael Ortuño shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is divided into five (six if you count the Capital Cedeño section) parishes; Altagracia, Ascensión Farreras, Guaniamo, La Urbana, and Pijiguaos.[2]

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