José Rafael Revenga Municipality

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José Rafael Revenga
Municipality
Municipio José Rafael Revenga
Location in Aragua
Location in Aragua
Country  Venezuela
State Aragua
Shiretown El Consejo
Government
 • Mayor Francisco Martínez (PSUV)
Area
 • Total 192 km2 (74 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 49,593
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0244
Website Official website

The José Rafael Revenga Municipality is one of the 18 municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Aragua and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 49,593.[1] The town of El Consejo is the shire town of the José Rafael Revenga Municipality.[2] The municipality is named for José Rafael Revenga.

Demographics[edit]

The José Rafael Revenga Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 49,593 (up from 43,513 in 2000). This amounts to 3% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 258.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (669/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the José Rafael Revenga Municipality is Francisco Martínez, elected on November 23, 2008 with 60% of the vote.[5] He replaced Juan Pablo Perdomo Piñero shortly after the elections. The municipality is divided into one parish; Capital José Rafael Revenga.[2]

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