Chivacoa

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Chivacoa (Venezuela)
Flag of Chivacoa (Venezuela)
Flag
Official seal of Chivacoa (Venezuela)
Seal
Motto: Cuna de Maria Lionza
Chivacoa (Venezuela) is located in Venezuela
Chivacoa (Venezuela)
Chivacoa (Venezuela)
Coordinates: 10°9′36″N 68°54′35″W / 10.16000°N 68.90972°W / 10.16000; -68.90972Coordinates: 10°9′36″N 68°54′35″W / 10.16000°N 68.90972°W / 10.16000; -68.90972
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Yaracuy
Municipality Bruzual
Founded 11 February 1695
Area
 • Total 417 km2 (161 sq mi)
Elevation 296 m (971 ft)
Population
 • Total 59,059
 • Demonym Chivacoeño/a
Time zone VST
Postal code 3202
Website bruzual-yaracuy.gob.ve(Spanish)

Chivacoa is a city in Yaracuy, Venezuela. It has a population of about 60,000. This town is very famous by Mystic Rituals in Sorte Mountain. Maria Lionza. Their Carnival Party is famous too. It was officially founded in 1695 by the Spanish, but was preceded by a native settlement of the Caquetio people.

Chivacoa's Plaza Bolívar