Gran Sabana Municipality

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Gran Sabana
Municipality
Municipio Gran Sabana
Location in Bolívar
Location in Bolívar
Country  Venezuela
State Bolívar
Shiretown Santa Elena de Uairén
Government
 • Mayor Manuel E. De Jesús Valléz (MVR)
Area
 • Total 32,990 km2 (12,740 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 34,095
 • Density 1.0/km2 (2.7/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0289
Website Official website

The Gran Sabana Municipality is one of the 11 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Bolívar and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 34,095.[1] The town of Santa Elena de Uairén is the shire town of the Gran Sabana Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Gran Sabana Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 34,095 (up from 27,027 in 2000). This amounts to 2.2% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 1.03 inhabitants per square kilometre (2.7 /sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Gran Sabana Municipality is Manuel E. De Jesús Valléz, elected on October 31, 2004 with 39% of the vote.[5] He replaced Ricardo Delgado shortly after the elections.[6] The municipality is divided into one (two if you count the Capital Gran Sabana section) parish (Ikabarú).[2]

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Coordinates: 6°15′00″N 62°50′18″W / 6.25000°N 62.83833°W / 6.25000; -62.83833