Páez, Apure

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Páez
Municipality
Municipio Páez
Official seal of Páez
Seal
Location in Apure
Location in Apure
Country  Venezuela
State Apure
Shiretown Guasdualito
Government
 • Mayor José del Carmen Alvarado (PSUV)
Area
 • Total 12,820 km2 (4,950 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 111,059
 • Density 8.7/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0278
Website Official website

Páez is one of the seven municipalities (municipios) that makes up the Venezuelan state of Apure and, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, the municipality has a population of 111,059.[1] The town of Guasdualito is the shire town of the Páez Municipality.[2] The municipality is one of several in Venezuela named "Páez Municipality" for independence hero José Antonio Páez.

Demographics[edit]

The Páez Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 111,059 (up from 93,010 in 2000). This amounts to 23.4% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 8.66 inhabitants per square kilometre (22.4 /sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Páez Municipality is José del Carmen Alvarado, re-elected November 23, 2008 with 76% of the vote.[5] The municipality is divided into five parishes; Urbana Guasdualito, Aramendi, El Amparo, San Camilo, and Urdaneta.[2]

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