Padre Pedro Chien Municipality

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Padre Pedro Chien
Municipality
Municipio Padre Pedro Chien
Location in Bolívar
Location in Bolívar
Country  Venezuela
State Bolívar
Shiretown El Palmar
Government
 • Mayor Franklin Gonzalez (MVR)
Area
 • Total 2,275 km2 (878 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 14,749
 • Density 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone VST (UTC-4:30)
Area code(s) 0288
Website Official website

The Padre Pedro Chien 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 14,749.[1] The town of El Palmar is the shire town of the Padre Pedro Chien Municipality.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The Padre Pedro Chien Municipality, according to a 2007 population estimate by the National Institute of Statistics of Venezuela, has a population of 14,749 (up from 12,810 in 2000). This amounts to 1% of the state's population.[3] The municipality's population density is 6.48 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.8/sq mi).[4]

Government[edit]

The mayor of the Padre Pedro Chien Municipality is Franklin Gonzalez, re-elected on October 31, 2004 with 76% of the vote.[5][6] The municipality is divided into one parish (Capital Padre Pedro Chien).[2]

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